Demonstration of the wave number for a metal (Drude model)

1. legyptien

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Hi,

I'm stuck for 1 day now about the demonstration of the wave number of a metal by using the Drude model: The equation 4.10 of the book Photonic Crystals page 122.

All what I could get after many checks is : K=w/c*√(1+i*sigma/(w*epsi0))

Last edited: Jun 5, 2012