Chapter 21. Negative Refraction in 2D Photonic Crystal Super-Lattice: Towards Devices in the IR and Visible Ranges

  1. Prof. Ralf B. Wehrspohn3,4,
  2. Prof. H.-S. Kitzerow5 and
  3. Prof. Kurt Busch6
  1. Y. Neve-Oz1,
  2. M. Golosovsky1,
  3. A. Frenkel2 and
  4. D. Davidov1

Published Online: 4 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527621880.ch21

Nanophotonic Materials: Photonic Crystals, Plasmonics, and Metamaterials

Nanophotonic Materials: Photonic Crystals, Plasmonics, and Metamaterials

How to Cite

Neve-Oz, Y., Golosovsky, M., Frenkel, A. and Davidov, D. (2008) Negative Refraction in 2D Photonic Crystal Super-Lattice: Towards Devices in the IR and Visible Ranges, in Nanophotonic Materials: Photonic Crystals, Plasmonics, and Metamaterials (eds R. B. Wehrspohn, H.-S. Kitzerow and K. Busch), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527621880.ch21

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Fraunhofer-Institute for Mechanics of Materials, Halle; Germany

  2. 4

    Martin-Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, Institute of Physics, 06099 Halle, Germany

  3. 5

    Department of Physical Chemistry FB13, University of Paderborn, Faculty of Science, Warburger Str. 100, 33098 Paderborn, Germany

  4. 6

    Universität Karlsruhe, Institute of Thoeretical Solid State Physics, 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Racah Institute of Physics, Jerusalem 91904, Israel

  2. 2

    ANAFA – Electromagnetic Solutions Ltd., P.O.B. 5301, Kiriat Bialik 27000, Israel

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408580

Online ISBN: 9783527621880

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Keywords:

  • nanophotonic materials;
  • plasmonic materials;
  • metamaterials;
  • negative refraction;
  • 2D photonic crystal super-lattice;
  • design;
  • simulations;
  • results;
  • discussion

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Design

  • Simulations, Results and Discussion

    • Wave Transmission Through the Superlattice Slab: Evidence for Negative Phase Velocity

    • Refraction Through a Superlattice Prism

    • Determination of the Refractive Indices Using the Equal Frequency Contours

  • Conclusions and Future Directions

  • References