On the non-existence of linear non-reciprocal bi-isotropic (NRBI) media

Werner S. Weiglhofer, Akhlesh Lakhtakia

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We show that Raab and Sihvola's theses on the recognizable existence of linear nonreciprocal bi-isotropic media are either incorrect or inconsequential to modern electromagnetic theory, which has purely microscopic foundations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2597-2600
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Physics A: Mathematical and General
Issue number7
StatePublished - Apr 7 1997

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics
  • General Physics and Astronomy


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