Surface Electromagnetic TE-Waves Total Internal Reflection

  • Viktor Galaydych V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine
  • Mykola Azarenkov National Science Center “Kharkiv Institute of Physics and Technology”, Kharkiv, Ukraine; V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Keywords: mu-negative metamaterial, Heterogeneous' metasurface, Electromagnetic surface wave, Total internal reflection


We have considered the refraction of surface electromagnetic waves (SEW) at the heterogeneous metasurface. The considered structure consists of three regions: mu-negative metamaterial, ordinary magnetic, and vacuum. The boundaries between considered media are planar. A phenomenological approach was used; media were assumed to be lossless and isotropic. In this paper, we show the possibility of total internal reflection effect for SEW of TE-polarization that can propagate along such heterogeneous metasurface. The value of the angle of total internal reflection decreases for higher frequency waves from the interval under consideration. The presented result may help design both research and industry complex systems.


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How to Cite
Galaydych, V., & Azarenkov, M. (2023). Surface Electromagnetic TE-Waves Total Internal Reflection. East European Journal of Physics, (4), 294-297.