Negative index of refraction and distributed Bragg reflectors

Jaline Gerardin, Akhlesh Lakhtakia

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The Bragg regime shifts when conventional materials in a multilayer distributed Bragg reflector (DBR) are replaced by artificial materials with the so-called negative index of refraction. This provides an avenue for characterizing the latter class of materials.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)409-411
Number of pages3
JournalMicrowave and Optical Technology Letters
Issue number6
StatePublished - Sep 20 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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