Polarization rotation by an rf-SQUID metasurface

J. G. Caputo, I. Gabitov, A. I. Maimistov

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Abstract

We study the transmission and reflection of a plane electromagnetic wave through a two-dimensional array of rf-SQUIDs. The basic equations describing the amplitudes of the magnetic field and current in the split-ring resonators are developed. These yield in the linear approximation the reflection and transmission coefficients. The polarization of the reflected wave is independent of the frequency of the incident wave and of its polarization; it is defined only by the orientation of the split ring. The reflection and transmission coefficients have a strong resonance that is determined by the parameters of the rf-SQUID; its strength depends essentially on the incident angle.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number115430
JournalPhysical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
Volume91
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 24 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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