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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 12 — Jun. 4, 2012
  • pp: 13071–13081

Coherent perfect nanoabsorbers based on negative refraction

Vasily Klimov, Shulin Sun, and Guang-Yu Guo  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 12, pp. 13071-13081 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.013071


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Abstract

Based on both analytical dipole model analyses and numerical simulations, we propose a concept of coherent perfect nanoabsorbers (CPNAs) for divergent beams. This concept makes use of the properties of a slab with negative refraction and small losses. The proposed CPNA device would allow focusing radiation in nanoscale regions, and hence could be applied in optical nanodevices for such diverse purposes as reading the results of quantum computation which is based on single photon qubits.

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OCIS Codes
(100.6640) Image processing : Superresolution
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(270.5570) Quantum optics : Quantum detectors
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 8, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: April 10, 2012
Published: May 25, 2012

Citation
Vasily Klimov, Shulin Sun, and Guang-Yu Guo, "Coherent perfect nanoabsorbers based on negative refraction," Opt. Express 20, 13071-13081 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-12-13071


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