Document Type

Conference Paper

Publication Date

8-2010

Publication Source

Proceedings of SPIE: Optics and Photonics for Information Processing IV

Abstract

Electromagnetic (EM) propagation velocities play an important role in the determination of power and energy flow in materials and interfaces. It is well known that group and phase velocities need to be in opposition in order to achieve negative refractive index.

Recently, we have shown that considerable differences may exist in phase, group and signal/energy velocities for normal and anomalous dispersion, especially near dielectric resonances. This paper examines the phase and group velocities in the presence of normal and anomalous dispersion, and group velocity dispersion (GVD), which requires introduction of the second order coefficient in the permittivity and permeability models.

Inclusive pages

779706-1 to 779706-6

ISBN/ISSN

0277-786X

Document Version

Published Version

Comments

This document is provided for download in compliance with the publisher's policy on self-archiving. Permission documentation is on file.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.860210

Publisher

Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers

Volume

7797

Place of Publication

San Diego, CA

Peer Reviewed

yes