Waves in asymmetric hyperbolic media


  • S. M. Hashemi
  • I.S. Nefedov
  • M. Soleimani




In this paper, a homogenization model is applied for analysis of the spectrum of natural modes in s finite-thickness slab of tilted metallic carbon nanotubes. Tilted anisotropy axis causes a difference between normal wave vector components for waves, propagating upward and downward with respect to slab interfaces. This asymmetry effects becomes very strong for hyperbolic media and it results in appearance of backward waves and accumulation points in spectra of natural waves.

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Author Biography

I.S. Nefedov

Faculty of Physics,

Optics Division




How to Cite

S. M. Hashemi, I. Nefedov, and M. Soleimani, “Waves in asymmetric hyperbolic media”, Photonics Lett. Pol., vol. 5, no. 2, pp. pp. 72–74, Jun. 2013.