By Said Zouhdi, Ari Sihvola, Alexey P. Vinogradov
Metamaterials and plasmonics are cross-disciplinary fields which are rising into the mainstream of many clinical parts. Examples of medical and technical fields that are involved are electric engineering, micro- and nanotechnology, microwave engineering, optics, optoelectronics, and semiconductor applied sciences. In plasmonics, the interaction among propagating electromagnetic waves and free-electron oscillations in fabrics are exploited to create new elements and functions. nevertheless, metamaterials check with synthetic composites during which small synthetic parts, via their collective interplay, creates a wanted and unforeseen macroscopic reaction functionality that's not found in the constituent materials.
This e-book charts the cutting-edge of those fields. In may perhaps 2008, world-leading specialists in metamaterials and plasmonics collected right into a NATO complicated learn Workshop in Marrakech, Morocco. the current e-book comprises prolonged types of twenty-two of the displays held within the workshop, overlaying the final features of the sphere, in addition to layout and modelling questions of plasmonics and metamaterials, fabrication concerns, and functions like absorbers and antennas.