26 September 2016 Periodicity effects on compound guided waves
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Surface waves of different types can be compounded when a homogeneous layer is sandwiched between two half spaces filled with dissimilar periodically non-homogeneous dielectric materials and the intermediate layer is sufficiently thin. We solved the boundary-value problem for compound waves guided by a layer of a homogeneous and isotropic (metal or dielectric) material sandwiched between a structurally chiral material (SCM) and a periodically multi-layered isotropic dielectric material. We found that the periodicity of the SCM is crucial to excite a multiplicity of compound guided waves with strong coupling between the two interfaces.
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Francesco Chiadini, Vincenzo Fiumara, Antonio Scaglione, Akhlesh Lakhtakia, "Periodicity effects on compound guided waves", Proc. SPIE 9929, Nanostructured Thin Films IX, 99290P (26 September 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2236461; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2236461
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