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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2013
  • pp: 413–415

Nonlinear hyperlens

Daniel Aronovich and Guy Bartal  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 4, pp. 413-415 (2013)

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The performance of an optical hyperlens made of metal–dielectric layers can be improved by incorporating self-focusing nonlinearity in the dielectric layers. Using a modified beam propagation method in cylindrical coordinates, we show increased bandwidth and better propagation length, which can improve the spatial and temporal resolution of the device.

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OCIS Codes
(190.3270) Nonlinear optics : Kerr effect
(050.2065) Diffraction and gratings : Effective medium theory
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics
(050.6624) Diffraction and gratings : Subwavelength structures

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Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: November 20, 2012
Revised Manuscript: December 25, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: January 1, 2013
Published: February 7, 2013

Daniel Aronovich and Guy Bartal, "Nonlinear hyperlens," Opt. Lett. 38, 413-415 (2013)

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