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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 10 — May. 14, 2007
  • pp: 6314–6323

Quasistatic cloaking of two-dimensional polarizable discrete systems by anomalous resonance

Nicolae-Alexandru P. Nicorovici, Graeme W. Milton, Ross C. McPhedran, and Lindsay C. Botten  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 10, pp. 6314-6323 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.006314


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Abstract

Discrete systems of infinitely long polarizable line dipoles are considered in the quasistatic limit, interacting with a two-dimensional cloaking system consisting of a hollow plasmonic cylindrical shell. A numerical procedure is described for accurately calculating electromagnetic fields arising in the quasistatic limit, for the case when the relative permittivity of the cloaking shell has a very small imaginary part. Animations are given which illustrate cloaking of discrete systems, both for the case of induced dipoles and induced quadrupoles on the interacting particles. The simulations clarify the physical mechanism for the cloaking.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.4760) Materials : Optical properties
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance
(350.7420) Other areas of optics : Waves

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 22, 2007
Revised Manuscript: May 3, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: May 4, 2007
Published: May 7, 2007

Citation
N. A. Nicorovici, G. W. Milton, R. C. McPhedran, and L. C. Botten, "Quasistatic cloaking of two-dimensional polarizable discrete systems by anomalous resonance," Opt. Express 15, 6314-6323 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-10-6314


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