Nonlinear planar optical waveguide sensors comprising metamaterial guiding films at terahertz frequencies

  • M. M. AbadlaEmail author
  • H. M. Mousa
  • M. M. Shabat


In this paper, we propose a metamaterial film bounded by a nonlinear cover and a dielectric substrate as a THz wave sensor. The dispersion characteristics and magnetic field profiles have been derived, computed and analyzed. Confinement of the light waves was found to increase with both nonlinearity and frequency. We believe our results can be used to design novel tunable future sensors.


Metamaterials Nonlinear magnetic materials Optical waveguide sensing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Physics DepartmentAl-Aqsa UniversityGazaPalestine
  2. 2.Physics DepartmentAl Azhar UniversityGazaPalestine
  3. 3.Physics DepartmentIslamic UniversityGazaPalestine

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