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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 2010
  • pp: 3396–3398

Maxwell fish-eye and Eaton lenses emulated by microdroplets

Vera N. Smolyaninova, Igor I. Smolyaninov, Alexander V. Kildishev, and Vladimir M. Shalaev  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 20, pp. 3396-3398 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.003396


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Abstract

Despite strong experimental and theoretical evidence supporting superresolution imaging based on microlenses, the imaging mechanisms involved are not well understood. Based on the transformation optics approach, we demonstrate that a microlens may act as a two-dimensional fish-eye or an inverted Eaton lens. An asymmetric inverted Eaton lens may exhibit considerable image magnification, which has been confirmed experimentally.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(180.0180) Microscopy : Microscopy
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials

ToC Category:
Materials

History
Original Manuscript: July 27, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: August 21, 2010
Published: October 8, 2010

Citation
Vera N. Smolyaninova, Igor I. Smolyaninov, Alexander V. Kildishev, and Vladimir M. Shalaev, "Maxwell fish-eye and Eaton lenses emulated by microdroplets," Opt. Lett. 35, 3396-3398 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-35-20-3396


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