Here we first present a brief background and the history of complex media, in particular the materials with negative permittivity and permeability, and then we discuss some of the salient electromagnetic features of these metamaterials. This is followed by description of some of the ideas regarding potential future applications of these metamaterials in devices and components, along with physical remarks and intuitive justification.
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Date Posted: 05 November 2004
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