Flipping photons backward: reversed Cherenkov radiation

Charged particles moving faster than light in a medium produce Cherenkov radiation. In traditional, positive index-of-refraction materials this radiation travels forward. Metamaterials, with negative indices of refraction, flip the radiation backward. This readily separates it from the particles, pr...

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Main Authors: Chen, Hongsheng, Chen, Min
Other Authors: Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Physics
Format: Article
Language:en_US
Published: Elsevier B.V. 2015
Online Access:http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/96293
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3560-0466

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