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Radiophysics and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 53, Issue 3, pp 191–200 | Cite as

Scattering from an abruptly terminated planar metamaterial waveguide

  • A. B. Manenkov
  • P. G. Gerolymatos
  • I. G. Tigelis
Article

We use a variational method to study the problem of reflection of a guided mode from an abruptly terminated planar dielectric waveguide made of a metamaterial. The theory is illustrated by problems of abruptly terminated three-layer waveguides with piecewise-constant and variable permittivity profiles. Differences in the scattering characteristics for systems with metamaterials and conventional media are discussed.

Keywords

Dielectric Permittivity Radiation Mode Dispersion Function Abrupt Termination Transverse Wave Number 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. B. Manenkov
    • 1
    • 2
  • P. G. Gerolymatos
    • 1
    • 2
  • I. G. Tigelis
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.P. L. Kapitsa Institute for Physical Problems of the Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.University of Athens, Faculty of PhysicsAthensGreece

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