Surface magnetoinductive breathers in two-dimensional magnetic metamaterials

Maria Eleftheriou, Nikos Lazarides, George P. Tsironis, Yuri S. Kivshar

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    We study discrete surface breathers in two-dimensional lattices of inductively coupled split-ring resonators with capacitive nonlinearity. We consider both conservative (Hamiltonian) and analyze the properties of the modes localized in space and periodic in time (discrete breathers) located in the corners and on the edges of the lattice. We find that surface breathers in the Hamiltonian systems have lower energy than their bulk counterparts and they are generally more stable.

    Original languageBritish English
    Article number017601
    JournalPhysical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics
    Issue number1
    StatePublished - 6 Aug 2009


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