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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 25, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2008
  • pp: 1580–1584

Application of ray-path geometry to the design of an optical cloaking structure

A. Mandatori, A. Benedetti, C. Sibilia, and M. Bertolotti  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 25, Issue 10, pp. 1580-1584 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.25.001580


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Abstract

Cloaking structures and invisibility-devoted media are receiving much attention. Although the main efforts are devoted to the realization of 3D structures, still many interesting features can arise from the development of monodirectional 2D cloaking structures. We discuss a structure designed by using a numerical method based on geometrical optics that is able to hide any object smaller than the cloaking envelope but much bigger than the wavelength of the electromagnetic field, using normal materials. Some numerical examples are presented.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation

ToC Category:
Geometric Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 10, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: July 22, 2008
Published: September 8, 2008

Citation
A. Mandatori, A. Benedetti, C. Sibilia, and M. Bertolotti, "Application of ray-path geometry to the design of an optical cloaking structure," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 25, 1580-1584 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-25-10-1580


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