1. Introduction, History, and Selected Topics in Fundamental Theories of Metamaterials

  1. Nader Engheta1 and
  2. Richard W. Ziolkowski2
  1. Richard W. Ziolkowski2 and
  2. Nader Engheta1

Published Online: 20 SEP 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0471784192.ch1

Metamaterials: Physics and Engineering Explorations

Metamaterials: Physics and Engineering Explorations

How to Cite

Ziolkowski, R. W. and Engheta, N. (2006) Introduction, History, and Selected Topics in Fundamental Theories of Metamaterials, in Metamaterials: Physics and Engineering Explorations (eds N. Engheta and R. W. Ziolkowski), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471784192.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 SEP 2006
  2. Published Print: 12 MAY 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471761020

Online ISBN: 9780471784197

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Keywords:

  • “double-negative (DNG)” metamaterials;
  • finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) simulation of DNG media;
  • phase compensation with DNG medium

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Wave Parameters in DNG Media

  • FDTD Simulations of DNG Media

  • Causality in DNG Media

  • Scattering from a DNG Slab

  • Backward Waves

  • Negative Refraction

  • Phase Compensation with a DNG Medium

  • Dispersion Compensation in a Transmission Line Using a DNG Medium

  • Subwavelength Focusing with a DNG Medium

  • Metamaterials with a Zero Index of Refraction

  • Summary

  • References