We show that there is an infinite local-density-of-states in the near-field of a hyperbolic metamaterial. This leads to spontaneous emission into metamaterial resonance cones opening the route to quantum-optics with metamaterials.
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Z. Jacob, I. Smolyaninov, and E. Narimanov, "Spontaneous emission near hyperbolic metamaterials," in CLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper QThP5.
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