Strongly anisotropic media: the THz perspectives of left-handed materials

  title={Strongly anisotropic media: the THz perspectives of left-handed materials},
  author={Viktor A. Podolskiy and Leonid V. Alekseyev and Evgenii Narimanov},
  journal={Journal of Modern Optics},
  pages={2343 - 2349}
We demonstrate that non-magnetic (μ≡1) left-handed materials can be effectively used for waveguide imaging systems. We also propose a specific THz realization of a non-magnetic left-handed material based on homogeneous, naturally occurring media. 
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  • E. Narimanov, L. Alekseyev
  • Materials Science
    2006 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
  • 2006
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