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Maxwell fisheye and Eaton lenses emulated by a microdroplet
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Paper Abstract

Despite strong experimental and theoretical evidence supporting superresolution imaging based on microlenses, imaging mechanisms involved are not well understood. Based on the transformation optics approach, we demonstrate that microlenses may act as two-dimensional fisheye or Eaton lenses. An asymmetric Eaton lens may exhibit considerable image magnification, which has been confirmed experimentally.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 September 2010
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7754, Metamaterials: Fundamentals and Applications III, 775420 (11 September 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.860823
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Vera N. Smolyaninova, Towson Univ. (United States)
Igor I. Smolyaninov, University of Maryland (United States)
Alexander V. Kildishev, Purdue Univ. (United States)
Vladimir M. Shalaev, Purdue Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7754:
Metamaterials: Fundamentals and Applications III
Allan D. Boardman; Nader Engheta; Mikhail A. Noginov; Nikolay I. Zheludev, Editor(s)

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