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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2008
  • pp: 1726–1728

Ultimate limit of resolution of subwavelength imaging devices formed by metallic rods

Mário G. Silveirinha, Pavel A. Belov, and Constantin R. Simovski  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 15, pp. 1726-1728 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.001726


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Abstract

It is demonstrated that the ultimate physical limit of resolution of novel imaging devices based on arrays of metallic rods is determined by the skin depth of the metal. Our theoretical and numerical results show that wire medium lenses may provide a unique solution for subwavelength imaging at frequencies up to the terahertz range and may enable image formation at a significant distance from the source plane.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(160.1245) Materials : Artificially engineered materials
(050.6624) Diffraction and gratings : Subwavelength structures

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

History
Original Manuscript: April 14, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: April 25, 2008
Published: July 29, 2008

Virtual Issues
Vol. 3, Iss. 9 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Mário G. Silveirinha, Pavel A. Belov, and Constantin R. Simovski, "Ultimate limit of resolution of subwavelength imaging devices formed by metallic rods," Opt. Lett. 33, 1726-1728 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-15-1726

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