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Title: Metamaterials in microwaves, optics, mechanics, thermodynamics, and transport


We review the status of metamaterials on the occasion of the 15th birthday of the field with particular emphasis on our own contributions. Metamaterials in electromagnetism, mechanics, thermodynamics, and transport are covered. Here, we emphasize that 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, inspires metamaterials—and vice versa.

 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Ames Lab. and Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA (United States)
  2. Ames Lab. and Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA (United States); Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, Crete (Greece)
  3. Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe (Germany)
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Journal of Optics
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Journal Volume: 19; Journal Issue: 8; Journal ID: ISSN 2040-8978
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71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; metamaterials; photonics; plasmonics; 3D printing

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Koschny, Thomas, Soukoulis, Costas M., and Wegener, Martin. Metamaterials in microwaves, optics, mechanics, thermodynamics, and transport. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1088/2040-8986/aa7288.
Koschny, Thomas, Soukoulis, Costas M., & Wegener, Martin. Metamaterials in microwaves, optics, mechanics, thermodynamics, and transport. United States. doi:10.1088/2040-8986/aa7288.
Koschny, Thomas, Soukoulis, Costas M., and Wegener, Martin. Fri . "Metamaterials in microwaves, optics, mechanics, thermodynamics, and transport". United States. doi:10.1088/2040-8986/aa7288.
title = {Metamaterials in microwaves, optics, mechanics, thermodynamics, and transport},
author = {Koschny, Thomas and Soukoulis, Costas M. and Wegener, Martin},
abstractNote = {We review the status of metamaterials on the occasion of the 15th birthday of the field with particular emphasis on our own contributions. Metamaterials in electromagnetism, mechanics, thermodynamics, and transport are covered. Here, we emphasize that 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, inspires metamaterials—and vice versa.},
doi = {10.1088/2040-8986/aa7288},
journal = {Journal of Optics},
number = 8,
volume = 19,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {7}

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