Applied Physics A

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Electrically and magnetically resonant dc-SQUID metamaterials

  • O. V. Shramkova
  • N. Lazarides
  • G. P. Tsironis
  • A. V. Ustinov
Article
Part of the following topical collections:
  1. Advanced Metamaterials and Nanophotonics

Abstract

We propose a superconducting metamaterial design consisting of meta-atoms which are each composed of a direct current superconducting quantum interference device and a superconducting rod. This design provides negative refraction index behavior for a wide range of structure parameters.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. V. Shramkova
    • 1
  • N. Lazarides
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • G. P. Tsironis
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • A. V. Ustinov
    • 2
    • 4
  1. 1.Crete Center for Quantum Complexity and NanotechnologyUniversity of CreteHeraklionGreece
  2. 2.National University of Science and Technology, MISiSMoscowRussia
  3. 3.Institute of Electronic Structure and LaserFoundation for Research and Technology–HellasHeraklionGreece
  4. 4.Physikalisches InstitutKarlsruhe Institute of TechnologyKarlsruheGermany

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