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  • Vol. 13, Iss. 13 — Jun. 27, 2005
  • pp: 4974–4979

Focusing by a slab of chiral medium

Yi Jin and Sailing He  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 13, pp. 4974-4979 (2005)

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Backward waves can propagate in a chiral medium with material parameters satisfying certain conditions. A slab of such a chiral medium with both the refractive index and impedance matched to those of the air can be used as a perfect lens. The focusing by a slab of chiral medium with mismatched refractive index and impedance is studied numerically.

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OCIS Codes
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation
(350.5730) Other areas of optics : Resolution

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: May 16, 2005
Revised Manuscript: June 5, 2005
Published: June 27, 2005

Yi Jin and Sailing He, "Focusing by a slab of chiral medium," Opt. Express 13, 4974-4979 (2005)

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