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The peculiar characteristics of the mode coupling between standard dielectric waveguides and waveguides formed by a material with negative index of refraction are presented in this talk. Some of our theoretical results, describing the anti-directional (antiparallel) nature of such coupling, are shown for the case of the two-parallel-slab geometry.

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Conference Paper

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August 2002


Copyright 2002 IEEE. Reprinted from Proceedings of the 2002 2nd IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO 2002), pages 233-234.
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coupled mode analysis, dielectric waveguides, microwave materials, permeability, permittivity, anomalous mode coupling, anti-directional coupling nature, guided-wave structures, metamaterials, negative index of refraction, negative permeability, negative permittivity, standard dielectric waveguides, two-parallel-slab geometry



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