We study ray dynamics inside the Hyperlens, a device recently demonstrated as capable of sub-diffraction-limited far-field imaging.The obtained semiclassical result of spiraling rays is confirmed by numerical simulations of gaussian beam scattering from the hyperlens.
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(080.0080) Geometric optics : Geometric optics
(080.2720) Geometric optics : Mathematical methods (general)
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(110.0180) Imaging systems : Microscopy
Z. Jacob, L. V. Alekseyev, and E. Narimanov, "Semiclassical Theory of the Hyperlens," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JWA2.
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