# Calculation of material properties and ray tracing in transformation media.

@article{Schurig2006CalculationOM, title={Calculation of material properties and ray tracing in transformation media.}, author={David Schurig and John Brian Pendry and D. Robert Smith}, journal={Optics express}, year={2006}, volume={14 21}, pages={ 9794-804 } }

Complex and interesting electromagnetic behavior can be found in spaces with non-flat topology. When considering the properties of an electromagnetic medium under an arbitrary coordinate transformation an alternative interpretation presents itself. The transformed material property tensors may be interpreted as a different set of material properties in a flat, Cartesian space. We describe the calculation of these material properties for coordinate transformations that describe spaces with…

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