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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 19 — Sep. 14, 2009
  • pp: 16869–16876

Non-ideal cloaking based on Fabry-Perot resonances in single-layer high-index dielectric shells

A. E. Serebryannikov, P. V. Usik, and Ekmel Ozbay  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 19, pp. 16869-16876 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.016869


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Abstract

Strong reduction of the scattering cross section is obtained for subwavelength dielectric and conducting cylinders without any magnetism for both TE and TM polarizations. The suggested approach is based on the use of Fabry-Perot type radial resonances, which can appear in single-layer, high-ε, isotropic, and homogeneous shells with the properly chosen parameters. Frequencies of the minima of the scattering cross section, which are associated with the cloaking, typically depend on whether TE or TM polarization is considered. In some cases, large-positive-ε and large-negative-ε objects can be cloaked. In other cases, non-ideal multifrequency cloaking can be realized.

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OCIS Codes
(050.2230) Diffraction and gratings : Fabry-Perot
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance
(290.5839) Scattering : Scattering, invisibility

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 19, 2009
Revised Manuscript: August 23, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: August 23, 2009
Published: September 8, 2009

Citation
A. E. Serebryannikov, P. V. Usik, and Ekmel Ozbay, "Non-ideal cloaking based on Fabry-Perot resonances in single-layer high-index," Opt. Express 17, 16869-16876 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-19-16869


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