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Metamaterials are artificial materials engineered to provide properties which may not be readily available in nature. These materials usually gain their properties from structure rather than composition, using the inclusion of small inhomogeneities to enact effective macroscopic behavior.
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Digitizing and Functionalizing Metamaterials
15 Jan 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Nader Engheta
This talk is part of the International Workshop "Novel Ideas in Optics: From Advanced Materials to Revolutionary Applications" hosted by Purdue University.
Novel Ideas in Optics: From Advanced Materials to Revolutionary Applications
13 Jan 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Vladimir M. Shalaev
At the turn of the 21st century, the enormous progress in the fields of photonics, materials sciences, and nanofabrication resulted in the emergence of a new class of unique optical media - metamaterials. "Meta" in Greek means "beyond." Indeed, these new man-made optical structures pioneered by...
Is Graphene Alone in the Universe?
05 Dec 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Jacob B. Khurgin
In this talk we show that many heterostructures based on III-V (InGaSb) and II-VI (HgCdTe) semiconductors can be engineered to have all the above properties nearly indistinguishable from those of graphene, while adding certain degree of versatility, such as ability to have not only 2-dimensional,...
Nanophotonics with Metamaterials
27 Aug 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Vladimir M. Shalaev
One of the most unique properties of light is that it can package information into a signal of zero mass and propagate it at the ultimate speed. It is, however, a daunting challenge to bring photonic devices to the nanometer scale because of the fundamental diffraction limit. Metamaterials can...
Zubair Ashraf Buch
3D and 2D Metamaterials at Infrared Optical Frequencies
24 Jun 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Igal Brener, Mohammad Mayy, Amanda Harding
Metamaterials (MM) provide for new ways of manipulating light and achieving complex functionality due to the ability to control the spatial distribution of the permittivity and permeability. This full functionality usually requires complex 3D assemblies of subwavelength resonators that are very...
[Illinois] Biophotonics 2012: Plasmonics and Metamaterials
04 Jun 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Logan Liu
Nathaniel G Kinsey
Taming Light and Electrons with Metamaterials
11 Jul 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Nader Engheta
In recent years, in my group we have been working on various aspects of metamaterials and plasmonic nano-optics. We have introduced and been developing the concept of "metatronics", i.e. metamaterial-inspired optical nanocircuitry, in which the three fields of "electronics", "photonics" and...
BetÃ¼l KÃ¼Ã§Ã¼kakarsu Usta
Bozhin A. Karaivanov