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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2012
  • pp: 4594–4596

On the time evolution of the cloaking effect of a metamaterial slab

Meng Xiao, Xueqin Huang, Jian-Wen Dong, and C. T. Chan  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 22, pp. 4594-4596 (2012)

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We investigated the time evolution of the cloaking behavior of a small particle placed in front of a meta-material slab with ε=μ=1+iδ. We found that the dipole excitation would be suppressed in the long time limit. While on the way to being cloaked, the excitation will exhibit oscillatory behavior as the result of the interference between particle-slab resonances and high density-of-states surface modes.

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OCIS Codes
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials
(230.3205) Optical devices : Invisibility cloaks

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Original Manuscript: August 28, 2012
Revised Manuscript: September 28, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: October 3, 2012
Published: November 6, 2012

Meng Xiao, Xueqin Huang, Jian-Wen Dong, and C. T. Chan, "On the time evolution of the cloaking effect of a metamaterial slab," Opt. Lett. 37, 4594-4596 (2012)

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