On the causal constitutive relations of magnetoelectric media

Akhlesh Lakhtakia, Werner S. Weiglhofer

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The correct constitutive relations of general linear media must be properly decided in the time domain because causality is frequently a major casualty of frequency-domain manipulations. We show here that the widely used symmetries found by O'Dell for magnetoelectric media came from non-causal analysis. We also show that the correct constitutive relations must obey Post's constraint.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)611-613
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1995
EventProceedings of the 1995 IEEE International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility - Atlanta, GA, USA
Duration: Aug 14 1995Aug 18 1995


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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