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On the properties of non-Bragg gaps of one-dimensional metamaterial superlattices

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Author(s):
Barros, R. F. [1] ; Reyes-Gomez, E. [2] ; Oliveira, L. E. [3] ; Latge, A. [1]
Total Authors: 4
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Fed Fluminense, Inst Fis, Av Litoranea Sn, Niteroi, RJ - Brazil
[2] Univ Antioquia UdeA, Inst Fis, Calle 70 52-21, Medellin - Colombia
[3] Univ Estadual Campinas UNICAMP, Inst Fis, BR-13083859 Campinas, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: SUPERLATTICES AND MICROSTRUCTURES; v. 109, p. 772-783, SEP 2017.
Web of Science Citations: 3
Abstract

We present a theoretical study of the nature of photonic band gaps of one-dimensional photonic crystals containing dispersive materials. Within the transfer-matrix formalism, we calculate the photonic band structure, transmission spectra and electric field profile for multilayered structures constituted by the periodic repetition of polaritonic and lefthanded layers. It is suggested that the prediction of the existence of the (n) = 0, plasmon-polariton, and chef non-Bragg gaps, according to the frequency dependence of the permittivity and permeability of both layers, may be made simpler through the definition of more convenient quantities such as the generalized impedance and optical path length. (C) 2017 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 12/51691-0 - The physics of new materials and semiconductor nanostructures
Grantee:Luiz Eduardo Moreira Carvalho de Oliveira
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants