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Spatial filtering of the light beam with a layered silver flat lens
Author(s): Rafał Kotyński; Karol Król; Jacek Pniewski
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Paper Abstract

We analyse the silver multilayer superlens as a modulating photonic device for spatial reshapment of circularly polarised light beams. The silver flat lens of Pendry and its generalisations to multilayer structures have been primarily introduced for in-plane perfect near-field imaging that includes a limited range of evanescent spatial harmonics of the field. In this paper, using the fully vectorial transfer matrix method we analyse the two-dimensional impulse response of the imperfect superlens for spatial and temporal filtering of the optical signal and on this basis investigate the way it modifies the shape of the beam.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 April 2008
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 7008, Eighth International Conference on Correlation Optics, 70081J (22 April 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.797355
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Rafał Kotyński, Warsaw Univ. (Poland)
Karol Król, Warsaw Univ. (Poland)
Jacek Pniewski, Warsaw Univ. (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7008:
Eighth International Conference on Correlation Optics

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