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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 21 — Oct. 10, 2011
  • pp: 20827–20832

Hiding in the corner

Weiren Zhu, Ilya Shadrivov, David Powell, and Yuri Kivshar  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 21, pp. 20827-20832 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.020827


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Abstract

We describe a novel type of electromagnetic cloak designed to conceal an object in a corner, and demonstrate its excellent performance by employing direct numerical simulation. Furthermore, we study the angular dependence and the effect of loss on the invisibility performance and compare ideal and simplified cloaks. The proposed structure has homogeneous constitutive parameters, which greatly simplifies practical realization.

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OCIS Codes
(160.1190) Materials : Anisotropic optical materials
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 31, 2011
Revised Manuscript: September 14, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: September 17, 2011
Published: October 5, 2011

Citation
Weiren Zhu, Ilya Shadrivov, David Powell, and Yuri Kivshar, "Hiding in the corner," Opt. Express 19, 20827-20832 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-21-20827


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