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Magnifying perfect lens and superlens design by coordinate transformation

Tsang, Mankei and Psaltis, Demetri (2008) Magnifying perfect lens and superlens design by coordinate transformation. Physical Review B, 77 (3). Art. No. 035122. ISSN 1098-0121. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:TSAprb08

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Abstract

The coordinate transformation technique is applied to the design of perfect lenses and superlenses. In particular, anisotropic metamaterials that magnify two-dimensional planar images beyond the diffraction limit are designed by the use of oblate spheroidal coordinates. The oblate spheroidal perfect lens or superlens can naturally be used in reverse for lithography of planar subwavelength patterns.


Item Type:Article
Additional Information:©2008 The American Physical Society. (Received 22 August 2007; published 17 January 2008) This work is supported by the DARPA Center for Optofluidic Integration and the National Science Foundation through the Center for the Science and Engineering of Materials (DMR-0520565).
Subject Keywords:lenses; metamaterials; optical design techniques
Issue or Number:3
Record Number:CaltechAUTHORS:TSAprb08
Persistent URL:http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:TSAprb08
Alternative URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.77.035122
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Deposited On:26 Jan 2008
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