META Conference, META'10

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How feasible are effective material parameters for metamaterials?
Carsten Rockstuhl, Christoph Menzel, Thomas Paul, Thomas Pertsch, Sergei Tretyakov, Falk Lederer

Last modified: 2009-10-10


We derive analytical constraints that have to be imposed on the extent of nonlocality in the scattering response of metaatoms that would allow yet for their unique description in terms of effective material parameters. We show for selected geometries whether this is possible or not.