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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 13 — Jun. 26, 2006
  • pp: 6172–6177

Negative refraction and sub-wavelength imaging through surface waves on structured perfect conductor surfaces

Zhichao Ruan and Min Qiu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 13, pp. 6172-6177 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.006172


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Abstract

We report that negative refraction can be achieved through surface waves on a metal surface with an array of drilled holes. Using a rigorous full-vectorial three-dimensional finite-difference time-domain method, we also demonstrate the sub-wavelength imaging of a point dipole source by a slab of such a structure.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(220.2560) Optical design and fabrication : Propagating methods
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons

ToC Category:
Metamaterials

History
Original Manuscript: May 12, 2006
Revised Manuscript: June 13, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: June 13, 2006
Published: June 26, 2006

Citation
Zhichao Ruan and Min Qiu, "Negative refraction and sub-wavelength imaging through surface waves on structured perfect conductor surfaces," Opt. Express 14, 6172-6177 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-13-6172


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