Localization length of nearly periodic layered metamaterials

  title={Localization length of nearly periodic layered metamaterials},
  author={Oscar Barco and Miguel Ortu{\~n}o},
  journal={Physical Review A},
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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