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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2005
  • pp: 2382–2384

Poynting vector analysis of a superlens

Ming-Chuan Yang and Kevin J. Webb  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 18, pp. 2382-2384 (2005)

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A power analysis of the lossy negative refractive index or left-handed slab lens is described. The presence of vortices in the image plane is revealed with small loss or gain, and these are attributed to the influence of field growth in the evanescent spectrum.

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OCIS Codes
(110.2990) Imaging systems : Image formation theory
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials

Ming-Chuan Yang and Kevin J. Webb, "Poynting vector analysis of a superlens," Opt. Lett. 30, 2382-2384 (2005)

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