8. Historical Perspective and Review of Fundamental Principles in Modeling Three-Dimensional Periodic Structures with Emphasis on Volumetric EBGs

  1. Nader Engheta4 and
  2. Richard W. Ziolkowski5
  1. Maria Kafesaki1,2 and
  2. Costas M. Soukoulis3

Published Online: 20 SEP 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0471784192.ch8

Metamaterials: Physics and Engineering Explorations

Metamaterials: Physics and Engineering Explorations

How to Cite

Kafesaki, M. and Soukoulis, C. M. (2006) Historical Perspective and Review of Fundamental Principles in Modeling Three-Dimensional Periodic Structures with Emphasis on Volumetric EBGs, in Metamaterials: Physics and Engineering Explorations (eds N. Engheta and R. W. Ziolkowski), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471784192.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 4

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

  2. 5

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL), Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH), Heraklion, Crete, Greece

  2. 2

    Department of Materials Science and Technology, University of Crete, Greece

  3. 3

    Ames Laboratory–USDOE and Department of Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 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:

  • photonic crystals (PCs) or photonic bandgap (PBG) material;
  • theoretical and numerical methods;
  • plane-wave (PW), transfer matrix method (TMM) and finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) methods

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Theoretical and Numerical Methods

  • Comparison of Different Numerical Techniques

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References