Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1817-3020 (Print)
ISSN 2542-193X (Online)


Метаматериалы

Why the Refractive Index Couldn't Be Negative

It had been shown that for left-handed metamaterials and generally for negative refraction media the refraction index could not be introduced uniformly and could not be considered as real, especially as negative. This index for above referred media is not expedient.