# Localization length of nearly periodic layered metamaterials

@article{Barco2012LocalizationLO, title={Localization length of nearly periodic layered metamaterials}, author={Oscar Barco and Miguel Ortu{\~n}o}, journal={Physical Review A}, year={2012}, volume={86}, pages={023846} }

We have analyzed numerically the localization length of light $\xi$ for nearly periodic arrangements of homogeneous stacks (formed exclusively by right-handed materials) and mixed stacks (with alternating right and left-handed metamaterials). Layers with index of refraction $n_1$ and thickness $L_1$ alternate with layers of index of refraction $n_2$ and thickness $L_2$. Positional disorder has been considered by shifting randomly the positions of the layer boundaries with respect to periodic…

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