OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2009
  • pp: 1994–1996

Imaging with subwavelength resolution by a generalized superlens at infrared wavelengths

B. D.F. Casse, W. T. Lu, R. K. Banyal, Y. J. Huang, S. Selvarasah, M. R. Dokmeci, C. H. Perry, and S. Sridhar  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 13, pp. 1994-1996 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.001994


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (302 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We demonstrate experimentally negative refraction by a photonic crystal prism and imaging of a point source by a photonic crystal slab at 1.5 μ m wavelength. The photonic crystal structures were nanofabricated in a In Ga As P In P heterostructure platform, and optical characterization was performed using a near-field scanning optical microscope. By designing a suitable lens surface termination, an image spot size of 0.12 λ 2 was achieved, demonstrating superlens imaging with subwavelength resolution well below Abbe’s diffraction limit ( 0.5 λ 2 ) .

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(110.3080) Imaging systems : Infrared imaging
(160.1245) Materials : Artificially engineered materials

ToC Category:
Materials

History
Original Manuscript: March 18, 2009
Revised Manuscript: May 28, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: May 31, 2009
Published: June 24, 2009

Citation
B. D. F. Casse, W. T. Lu, R. K. Banyal, Y. J. Huang, S. Selvarasah, M. R. Dokmeci, C. H. Perry, and S. Sridhar, "Imaging with subwavelength resolution by a generalized superlens at infrared wavelengths," Opt. Lett. 34, 1994-1996 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-13-1994


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. V. G. Veselago, Sov. Phys. Usp. 10, 509 (1968). [CrossRef]
  2. J. B. Pendry, Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 3966 (2000). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  3. V. M. Shalaev, Nature Photon. 1, 41 (2007). [CrossRef]
  4. H. J. Lezec, J. A. Dionne, and H. A. Atwater, Science 316, 430 (2007). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  5. V. Podolskiy and E. Narimanov, Opt. Lett. 30, 75 (2005). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  6. M. Notomi, Phys. Rev. B 62, 10696 (2000). [CrossRef]
  7. C. Luo, S. G. Johnson, J. D. Joannopoulos, and J. B. Pendry, Phys. Rev. B 68, 045115 (2003). [CrossRef]
  8. A. Berrier, M. Mulot, M. Swillo, M. Qiu, L. Thylén, A. Talneau, and S. Anand, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 073902 (2004). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  9. E. Schonbrun, T. Yamashita, W. Park, and C. J. Summers, Phys. Rev. B 73, 195117 (2006). [CrossRef]
  10. T. Matsumoto, K. S. Eom, and T. Baba, Opt. Lett. 31, 2786 (2006). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  11. Z. Lu, B. Miao, T. R. Hodson, C. Lin, J. A. Murakowski, and D. W. Prather, Opt. Express 15, 1286 (2007). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  12. R. Chatterjee, N. C. Panoiu, K. Liu, Z. Dios, M. B.Yu, M. T. Doan, L. J. Kaufman, R. M. Osgood, and C. W. Wong, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 187401 (2008). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  13. N. Fabre, L. Lalouat, B. Cluzel, X. Melique, D. Lippens, F. de Fornel, and O. Vanbesien, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 073901 (2008). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  14. N. Fang, H. Lee, C. Sun, and X. Zhang, Science 308, 534 (2005). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  15. T. Decoopman, G. Tayeb, S. Enoch, D. Maystre, and B. Gralak, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 073905 (2006). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  16. W. T. Lu and S. Sridhar, Opt. Express 13, 10673 (2005). [CrossRef] [PubMed]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

Figures

Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3
 

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited