Exorcizing ghost waves

Tom G. Mackay, Akhlesh Lakhtakia

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Abstract

The so-called electromagnetic ghost waves are simply electromagnetic nonuniform plane waves, whose association with both propagating and evanescent fields has long been known, even for isotropic dielectric materials that are non-dissipative.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number162926
JournalOptik
Volume192
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2019

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Evanescent fields
ghosts
Electromagnetic waves
electromagnetism
plane waves

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Mackay, Tom G. ; Lakhtakia, Akhlesh. / Exorcizing ghost waves. In: Optik. 2019 ; Vol. 192.
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In: Optik, Vol. 192, 162926, 09.2019.

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