Negative Refractive Index Metamaterial Structure Using SRR by Incidenting the Light Horizontally


Metamaterial structure based on split ring resonators (SRR) is proposed in order to produce a negative refractive index. For this structure we have used a new approach, instead of applying light perpendicularly incident. We apply horizontally incident input waves. A model of SRR is used to understand the behavior and its affects. We calculate the S-parameters using S-parameter analysis and the results for transmission, refractive index, permeability and permittivity of the structure is induced. The negative refractive index is found to be significantly dependent upon the width of the continuous wire as well as gap between resonators. Moreover, we study the effect of lattice constant on the electromagnetic response of the structure. It is expected that this work will provide useful information for design and fabrication of metamaterials with negative refractive index for in-plane applications.

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Armghan, A. , Hu, X. , Yuan, S. and Xia, J. (2015) Negative Refractive Index Metamaterial Structure Using SRR by Incidenting the Light Horizontally. Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, 7, 276-282. doi: 10.4236/jemaa.2015.711029.

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