When a planar dielectric medium has a permittivity profile that is an analytic function in the upper or lower half of the complex position plane x = x' + ix ''. then the real and imaginary parts of its permittivity are related by the spatial Kramers-Kronig relations. We find that such a medium will not reflect radiation incident from one side, whatever the angle of incidence. Using the spatial Kramers-Kronig relations, one can derive a real part of a permittivity profile from some given imaginary part (or vice versa) such that the reflection is guaranteed to be zero. This result is valid for both scalar and vector wave theories and may have relevance for designing materials that efficiently absorb radiation or for the creation of a new type of anti-reflection surface.

Spatial Kramers–Kronig relations and the reflection of waves

LA ROCCA, Giuseppe Carlo
2015

Abstract

When a planar dielectric medium has a permittivity profile that is an analytic function in the upper or lower half of the complex position plane x = x' + ix ''. then the real and imaginary parts of its permittivity are related by the spatial Kramers-Kronig relations. We find that such a medium will not reflect radiation incident from one side, whatever the angle of incidence. Using the spatial Kramers-Kronig relations, one can derive a real part of a permittivity profile from some given imaginary part (or vice versa) such that the reflection is guaranteed to be zero. This result is valid for both scalar and vector wave theories and may have relevance for designing materials that efficiently absorb radiation or for the creation of a new type of anti-reflection surface.
Settore FIS/03 - Fisica della Materia
KRAMERS-KRONING; PERFECTLY-MATCHED-LAYER; ELECTROMAGNETIC-WAVES; ABSORPTION; METAMATERIAL; DIELECTRICS; COMPLEX POTENTIALS
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