Numerical Studies on Electromagnetic Waves Properties in Metallic-Dielectric Photonic Crystal
Arafa H. Aly, Ehab Abdel-Rahman, Hassan S. Hanafey
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We have performed numerical analyses to investigate the propagation characteristics of a simple-one dimensional metallic-dielectric structure. Several different metals have been studied (aluminum, gold, copper, and silver). Copper gives the smallest absorption and aluminum is more absorptive. We have compared between the transmittance of these structures with different metals and the same dielectric material. Also we used these different metals with the same layer thickness, incidence angels, number of layers and the same electromagnetic waves range.

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A. Aly, E. Abdel-Rahman and H. Hanafey, "Numerical Studies on Electromagnetic Waves Properties in Metallic-Dielectric Photonic Crystal," Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 3 No. 11, 2011, pp. 465-470. doi: 10.4236/jemaa.2011.311074.

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