Electrostriction enhancement in metamaterials
- Publication Type:
- Journal Article
- Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, 2015, 91 (21)
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© 2015 American Physical Society. We demonstrate a controllable enhancement in the electrostrictive properties of a medium using dilute composite artificial materials. Analytical expressions for the composite electrostriction are derived and used to show that enhancement, tunability, and suppression can be achieved through a careful choice of constituent materials. Numerical examples with Ag, As2S3, Si, and SiO2 demonstrate that even in a nonresonant regime, artificial materials can bring more than a threefold enhancement in the electrostriction.
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