The negative refraction of surface waves on a structured metal surface is proposed and demonstrated. Sub-wavelength imaging of a point dipole source through a slab structure is also shown.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.2560) Optical design and fabrication : Propagating methods
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
Z. Ruan and M. Qiu, "Negative Refraction and Sub-Wavelength Imaging Through Surface Waves on Periodically Structured Metal Surface," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JWB83.
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