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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 2012
  • pp: 4850–4852

Isotropic and nondispersive planar fed Luneburg lens from Hamiltonian transformation optics

Oscar Quevedo-Teruel, Wenxuan Tang, and Yang Hao  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 23, pp. 4850-4852 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.004850


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Abstract

A modified Luneburg lens based on Hamiltonian optical transformation with planar feeds is proposed in this Letter. The lens, made of conventional all-dielectric materials, does not have any kind of anisotropy. Therefore, in theory, its bandwidth of operation has no upper frequency limitations in contrast with recent designs utilizing metamaterials. Results for wide-angle radiation and broadband operation are presented.

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OCIS Codes
(080.3620) Geometric optics : Lens system design
(080.3630) Geometric optics : Lenses
(220.3620) Optical design and fabrication : Lens system design
(220.3630) Optical design and fabrication : Lenses

History
Original Manuscript: August 31, 2012
Revised Manuscript: October 16, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: October 16, 2012
Published: November 22, 2012

Citation
Oscar Quevedo-Teruel, Wenxuan Tang, and Yang Hao, "Isotropic and nondispersive planar fed Luneburg lens from Hamiltonian transformation optics," Opt. Lett. 37, 4850-4852 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-23-4850


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