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Fishy Photons: Invisibility and Transformation Optics

Ulf Leonhardt

Optics and Photonics News, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 30-35 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPN.23.1.000030


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Abstract

As we see when looking at fish in an aquarium, optical materials can distort the actual locations of objects. Scientists are now able to manipulate light in “fishy” ways that may enable big scientific breakthroughs such as invisibility cloaking in the near future.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(100.6640) Image processing : Superresolution
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials
(230.3205) Optical devices : Invisibility cloaks

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Ulf Leonhardt, "Fishy Photons: Invisibility and Transformation Optics," Optics & Photonics News 23(1), 30-35 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/opn/abstract.cfm?URI=opn-23-1-30

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