Experimental Verification of an Optical Negative-Index Material

V. P. Drachev, ECE, Purdue University
W. Cai, ECE, Purdue University
U. Chettiar, ECE, Purdue University
H. K. Yuan, ECE, Purdue University
A. K. Sarychev, Ethertronics Inc.
A. V. Kildishev, ECE, Purdue University
Gerhard Klimeck, NCN, Purdue University
V. M. Shalaev, ECE, Purdue University

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Laser Physics Letters Vol. 3, Issue 1, 13 Oct 2005, pp. 49-55


Experimental verification of an optical negative-index material V P Drachev, W Cai, U Chettiar, H-K Yuan, A K Sarychev, A V Kildishev, G Klimeck and V M Shalaev. 13 October 2005 • Laser Physics Letters, Volume 3, Number 1. DOI: 10.1002/lapl.200510062


Comprehensive studies for a periodic array of gold nanorod pairs demonstrate its unique optical properties, including a negative refractive index in the optical range.


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