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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2015, Article ID 473079, 5 pages
Research Article

Impedance Operator Description of a Metasurface with Electric and Magnetic Dipoles

Université de Montpellier, Laboratoire Charles Coulomb UMR CNRS-UM 5221, 34095 Montpellier, France

Received 5 August 2015; Accepted 4 November 2015

Academic Editor: Ivan D. Rukhlenko

Copyright © 2015 Didier Felbacq. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A metasurface made of a collection of nanoresonators characterized by an electric dipole and a magnetic dipole was studied in the regime where the wavelength is large with respect to the size of the resonators. An effective description in terms of an impedance operator was derived.