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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2010
  • pp: 5161–5167

Moving targets virtually via composite optical transformation

Wei Xiang Jiang and Tie Jun Cui  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 5, pp. 5161-5167 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.005161


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Abstract

We propose a composite optical transformation to design an illusion device which can move the image of a target from one place to another place. Enclosed by such an illusion device, an arbitrary object located at one place appears to be at another place virtually. Different from the published shifted-position cloak which is composed of the left-handed materials with simultaneously negative permittivity and permeability, the illusion device proposed in this paper has positive permittivity and permeability. Hence the proposed illusion device is easier to be realized by artificial metamaterials.

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OCIS Codes
(160.1190) Materials : Anisotropic optical materials
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials
(260.2710) Physical optics : Inhomogeneous optical media

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 11, 2009
Revised Manuscript: February 22, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: February 22, 2010
Published: February 25, 2010

Citation
Wei Xiang Jiang and Tie Jun Cui, "Moving targets virtually via composite optical transformation," Opt. Express 18, 5161-5167 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-5-5161


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