Multipole Approach for Homogenization of Metamaterials: “Quantum” Metamaterials

  • Arkadi ChipoulineEmail author
  • Franko Küppers
Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 211)


Before discussing the problems of coupled dynamics of the classical and quantum objects, it is worth to make several remarks about compatibility of quantum mechanics and ME. Surprisingly, they are not compatible. Reminding, ME have been elaborated in the frame of the classical dynamics for the charges interacting with the fields.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Microwave Engineering and PhotonicsTechnical University of DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany
  2. 2.Department of Electrical Engineering and Information TechnologiesTechnical University of DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany

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