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16 September 2016 Berreman approach to electromagnetic wave and beam propagation in anisotropic metamaterials
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The Berreman matrix method is used to analyze the polarization and propagation of electromagnetic waves and beams in anisotropic metamaterials. The metamaterial, comprising a multilayer structure of alternating metal and dielectric layers, is modeled as an effective anisotropic medium. The Maxwell’s equations for electromagnetic propagation are then represented as a set of coupled differential equations using the Berreman matrix. These coupled equations are then solved analytically and cross checked numerically using MATLAB® for plane wave propagation. The analysis can be extended to Gaussian beam propagation through such anisotropic metamaterials using the angular plane wave spectral approach.
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Rudra Gnawali and Partha Banerjee "Berreman approach to electromagnetic wave and beam propagation in anisotropic metamaterials", Proc. SPIE 9918, Metamaterials, Metadevices, and Metasystems 2016, 99181Y (16 September 2016);


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