Enhancement of Electric Field inside Metallodielectric Metamaterial


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A metallodielectric metamaterial have been investigated by using FDTD (Finite Difference Time Domain) method and fabricated with a resin based rapid prototyping machine. It was composed of 7 layers of parallel periodic copper wires embedded in resin. The metallodielectric metamaterial shows a different near field distribution with direction of incident electric field E that causes different electromagnetic (EM) properties. In particular, when incident electric field E is vertical to the wires inside resin, we observe enhacement of electric field in the vicinity of the embedded metal wires according to the incident direction of electirc field E as compared with dielectirc wihout metal wires. The enhanced electric field by the embedded metal wire is responsible for the enhancement of effective dielectric constant.



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 11-12)

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Masayuki Nogami, Riguang Jin, Toshihiro Kasuga and Wantai Yang




W. W. Cho et al., "Enhancement of Electric Field inside Metallodielectric Metamaterial", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 11-12, pp. 117-120, 2006

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February 2006




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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/b978-0-240-52076-6.50005-3

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