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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 2 — Jan. 23, 2006
  • pp: 879–886

Image transfer by cascaded stack of photonic crystal and air layers

C. Shen, K. Michielsen, and H. De Raedt  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 2, pp. 879-886 (2006)

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We demonstrate image transfer by a cascaded stack consisting of two and three triangular-lattice photonic crystal slabs separated by air. The quality of the image transfered by the stack is sensitive to the air/photonic crystal interface termination and the frequency. Depending on the frequency and the surface termination, the image can be transfered by the stack with very little deterioration of the resolution, that is the resolution of the final image is approximately the same as the resolution of the image formed behind one single photonic crystal slab.

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OCIS Codes
(110.2990) Imaging systems : Image formation theory
(120.5710) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Refraction
(220.3630) Optical design and fabrication : Lenses
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics

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Photonic Crystals

C. Shen, K. Michielsen, and H. De Raedt, "Image transfer by cascaded stack of photonic crystal and air layers," Opt. Express 14, 879-886 (2006)

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