# Epsilon-near-zero metamaterials and electromagnetic sources: Tailoring the radiation phase pattern

@article{Al2006EpsilonnearzeroMA, title={Epsilon-near-zero metamaterials and electromagnetic sources: Tailoring the radiation phase pattern}, author={Andrea Al{\'u} and M{\'a}rio G. Silveirinha and Alessandro Salandrino and Nader Engheta}, journal={Physical Review B}, year={2006}, volume={75}, pages={155410} }

In this work, we investigate the response of epsilon-near-zero metamaterials and plasmonic materials to electromagnetic source excitation. The use of these media for tailoring the phase of radiation pattern of arbitrary sources is proposed and analyzed numerically and analytically for some canonical geometries. In particular, the possibility of employing planar layers, cylindrical shells, or other more complex shapes made of such materials in order to isolate two regions of space and to tailor…

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