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Metamaterial coatings for subwavelength-resolution imaging
Author(s): Carlos J. Zapata-Rodríguez; David Pastor; Juan J. Miret
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Paper Abstract

Coating lenses are membranes made of materials exhibiting negative index of refraction and deposited on other media with high dielectric constant ε3. Unfortunately far-field imaging suffers from centrosymmetric aberrations. We propose a simple procedure to compensate partially deviations from ray-tracing perfect imaging in asymmetric metamaterial lenses. We also show that, under some circumstances, coating superlens may recover subwavelength information transmitted in a relative spatial spectrum ranging from 1 to √ε3.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 May 2011
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8070, Metamaterials VI, 807014 (18 May 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.886623
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Carlos J. Zapata-Rodríguez, Univ. of Valencia (Spain)
David Pastor, Univ. of Valencia (Spain)
Juan J. Miret, Univ. of Alicante (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8070:
Metamaterials VI
Vladimir Kuzmiak; Peter Markos; Tomasz Szoplik, Editor(s)

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