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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 22 — Oct. 26, 2009
  • pp: 19848–19856

Superlensing properties of one-dimensional dielectric photonic crystals

Salvatore Savo, Emiliano Di Gennaro, and Antonello Andreone  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 22, pp. 19848-19856 (2009)

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We present the experimental observation of the superlensing effect in a slab of a one-dimensional photonic crystal made of tilted dielectric elements. We show that this flat lens can achieve subwavelength resolution in different frequency bands. We also demonstrate that the introduction of a proper corrugation on the lens surface can dramatically improve both the transmission and the resolution of the imaged signal.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.5293) Materials : Photonic bandgap materials
(050.5298) Diffraction and gratings : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

Original Manuscript: June 4, 2009
Revised Manuscript: July 16, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: July 17, 2009
Published: October 19, 2009

Salvatore Savo, Emiliano Di Gennaro, and Antonello Andreone, "Superlensing properties of one-dimensional dielectric photonic crystals," Opt. Express 17, 19848-19856 (2009)

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