2. Fundamentals of Waveguide and Antenna Applications Involving DNG and SNG Metamaterials

  1. Nader Engheta1 and
  2. Richard W. Ziolkowski2
  1. Nader Engheta1,
  2. Andrea Alù1,
  3. Richard W. Ziolkowski2 and
  4. Aycan Erentok2

Published Online: 20 SEP 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0471784192.ch2

Metamaterials: Physics and Engineering Explorations

Metamaterials: Physics and Engineering Explorations

How to Cite

Engheta, N., Alù, A., Ziolkowski, R. W. and Erentok, A. (2006) Fundamentals of Waveguide and Antenna Applications Involving DNG and SNG 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.ch2

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:

  • subwavelength cavities and waveguides;
  • double-negative (DNG) and SNG single-negative (SNG) metamaterial features;
  • interface resonance phenomenon

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Subwavelength Cavities and Waveguides

  • Subwavelength Cylindrical and Spherical Core–Shell Systems

  • ENG–MNG and DPS–DNG Matched Metamaterial Pairs for Resonant Enhancements of Source-Generated Fields

  • Efficient, Electrically Small Dipole Antennas: DNG Nested Shells

  • Efficient, Electrically Small Dipole Antennas: ENG Nested Shells—Analysis

  • Efficient, Electrically Small Dipole Antennas: HFSS Simulations of Dipole–ENG Shell Systems

  • Metamaterial Realization of an Artificial Magnetic Conductor for Antenna Applications

  • Zero-Index Metamaterials for Antenna Applications

  • Summary

  • References