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Nonlinear Effects in Left-handed Metamaterials

Kivshar, Yuri; Shadrivov, Ilya; Zharov, N Alexander

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We analyze nonlinear properties of microstructured materials with negative refraction, the so-called left-handed metamaterials. We demonstrate that the hysteresis-type dependence of the magnetic permeability on the field intensity allows changing the material properties from left- to right-handed and back. We predict also that nonlinear left-handed metamaterials can support both TE- and TM-polarized self-trapped localized beams, spatial electromagnetic solitons. Such solitons appear as single-...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/78388
Source: Proceeding of SPIE Complex Mediums V: Light and Complexity
DOI: 10.1117/12.560683

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