By Nader Engheta, Richard W Ziolkowski

Best specialists discover the unique homes and intriguing purposes of electromagnetic metamaterialsMetamaterials: Physics and Engineering Explorations supplies readers a essentially written, richly illustrated creation to the latest learn advancements within the quarter of electromagnetic metamaterials. It explores the elemental physics, the designs, and the engineering points, and issues to a myriad of interesting power purposes. The editors, stated leaders within the box of metamaterials, have invited a bunch of major researchers to provide either their very own findings and the total array of state of the art purposes for antennas, waveguides, units, and components.Following a short assessment of the historical past of synthetic fabrics, the book divides its insurance into significant periods of metamaterials. the 1st half the ebook examines powerful media with unmarried (SNG) and double detrimental (DNG) houses; the second one part examines electromagnetic band hole (EBG) buildings. The ebook extra divides every one of those periods into their three-d (3D volumetric) and two-dimensional (2D planar or floor) realizations. Examples of every kind of metamaterial are offered, and their identified and expected homes are reviewed.Collectively, Metamaterials: Physics and Engineering Explorations provides a evaluation of modern study advances linked to a hugely diversified set of electromagnetic metamaterials. Its multifaceted strategy bargains readers a mixture of theoretical, numerical, and experimental views for a greater realizing in their behaviors and their potentialapplications in parts, units, and platforms. huge reference lists offer possibilities to discover person issues and periods of metamaterials in better depth.With full-color illustrations all through to elucidate ideas and support visualize real effects, this booklet offers a dynamic, trouble-free source for college kids, engineers, physicists, and different researchers within the components of electromagnetic fabrics, microwaves, millimeter waves, and optics. It equips rookies with a uncomplicated knowing of metamaterials and their power functions. complex researchers will take advantage of thought-provoking views that might deepen their wisdom and make them new components of research.

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In order for the vector potential Ꮽ to be uniquely specified, we must specify its divergence (in addition to its curl, which is already specified as ∇ × Ꮽ = Ꮾ). 18), is ∂˜ . 19) ∂t This condition, known as the Lorentz condition or the Lorentz gauge, is also consistent with the source charge and current distributions being related through the continuity equation. 20b) ∇2 ˜ − µ =− . 20), although this process is rather involved mathematically. 20) are given as ∇ 2Ꮽ − µ ∇ 2 A + ω2 µ A = −µ J ∇2 + ω2 µ ρ =− .

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