Waves In Gradient Metamaterials, 1st Edition

  • Published By: World Scientific Publishing Company
  • ISBN-10: 9814436968
  • ISBN-13: 9789814436960
  • DDC: 620.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 340 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This book opens a new avenue to an engendering field of applied physics, located at the crossing of modern photonics, electromagnetics, acoustics and material science. It also highlights the concept of non-locality, which proves to be not a special feature of quantum phenomena, but is shown to have an important counterpart in classical physics and its engineering applications too. Furthermore, it visualizes the physical results by means of simple analytical presentations, reduced sometimes to the elementary functions.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction.
2: Non-Local Dispersion of Heterogeneous Dielectrics.
3: Gradient Photonic Barriers: Generalizations of the Fundamental Model.
4: Resonant Tunneling of Light through Gradient Dielectric Nanobarriers.
5: Interaction of Electromagnetic Waves with Continuously Structured Dielectrics.
6: Polarization Phenomena in Gradient Nanophotonics.
7: Gradient Optics of Guided and Surface Electromagnetic Waves.
8: Non-Local Acoustic Dispersion of Gradient Solid Layers.
9: Shear Acoustic Waves in Gradient Elastic Solids.
10: Shear Horizontal Surface Acoustic Waves on Graded Index Media.
Appendix: Fabrication of Graded-Index Films.