Experimental Verification of an Optical Negative-Index material
Date of this Version10-13-2005
This work was supported in part by NSF-NIRT award ECS-0210445 and by ARO grant W911NF-04-1-0350. G. Klimeck and the cluster computers (Pentium 4, 3 GHz sual processor machines with 2 GB or RAM) used in this work are supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. EEC-0228390, the Indiana 21st Century fund, and the Lilly Foundation.
Comprehensive studies for a periodic array of gold nanorod pairs demonstrate its unique optical properties, including a negative refractive index in the optical range. (© 2006 by Astro, Ltd. Published exclusively by WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA)
negative index material; negative refraction; interferometry
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