# Nonlinear optical effects in artificial materials

@article{Maimistov2007NonlinearOE, title={Nonlinear optical effects in artificial materials}, author={Andrei I. Maimistov and Ildar Gabitov}, journal={The European Physical Journal Special Topics}, year={2007}, volume={147}, pages={265-286} }

Abstract.We consider some nonlinear phenomena in metamaterials
with negative refractive index properties. Our consideration
includes a survey of previously known results as well as
identification of the phenomena that are important for applications
of this new field. We focus on optical behavior of thin films as
well as multi-wave interactions.

## 58 Citations

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