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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 17 — Aug. 16, 2010
  • pp: 18158–18163

Carpet cloaking on a dielectric half-space

Pu Zhang, Michaël Lobet, and Sailing He  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 17, pp. 18158-18163 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.018158


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Abstract

Carpet cloaking is proposed to hide an object on a dielectric half-space from electromagnetic (EM) detection. A two-dimensional conformal transformation specified by an analytic function is utilized for the design. Only one nonsingular material parameter distribution suffices for the characterization. The cloaking cover situates on the dielectric half-space, and consists of a lossless upper part for EM wave redirection and an absorbing bottom layer for inducing correct reflection coefficient and absorbing transmission. Numerical simulations with Gaussian beam incidence are performed for verification. The broadband behavior of the carpet cloaking is also illustrated.

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OCIS Codes
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials
(230.3205) Optical devices : Invisibility cloaks

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 12, 2010
Revised Manuscript: June 25, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: July 26, 2010
Published: August 9, 2010

Citation
Pu Zhang, Michaël Lobet, and Sailing He, "Carpet cloaking on a dielectric half-space," Opt. Express 18, 18158-18163 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-17-18158


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