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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 7 — Mar. 31, 2008
  • pp: 4615–4620

Inside-out electromagnetic cloaking

Nina A. Zharova, Ilya V. Shadrivov, and Yuri S. Kivshar  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 7, pp. 4615-4620 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.004615


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Abstract

We introduce a novel concept of an inside-out (or inverse) cloak for electromagnetic waves based on the coordinate transformation of Maxwell’s equations. This concept can be employed for creating absorbing non-reflecting media as matching layers in numerical simulations. In contrast to the commonly used perfectly matched layers, such absorbing boundaries are characterized by physically meaningful parameters, and the concept can be used in various numerical simulation schemes.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 23, 2008
Revised Manuscript: March 12, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: March 14, 2008
Published: March 19, 2008

Citation
Nina A. Zharova, Ilya V. Shadrivov, and Yuri S. Kivshar, "Inside-out electromagnetic cloaking," Opt. Express 16, 4615-4620 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-7-4615


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