By photonic bands engineering, we show that diffraction can be suppressed when light propagates inside one-dimensional metal-dielectric periodic structures, leading to high-resolution imaging through the metallodielectric medium.
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(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.1940) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.3910) Physical optics : Metal optics
S. Feng and J. Elson, "Diffraction-Suppressed High-Resolution Imaging Through Metallodielectric Medium," 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 JTuD42.
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