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ENHANCING THE RESOLUTION OF HYPERLENS BY THE COMPENSATION OF LOSSES WITHOUT GAIN MEDIA

By X. Zhang, W. Adams, M. Sadatgol, and D. O. Guney

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Abstract:
We present a method to improve the resolution of available hyperlenses in the literature. In this method, we combine the operation of hyperlens with the recently proposed plasmon injection scheme for loss compensation in metamaterials. Image of an object, which is otherwise not resolvable by the hyperlens alone, was reconstructed up to the minimum feature size of one seventh of the free-space wavelength.

Citation:
X. Zhang, W. Adams, M. Sadatgol, and D. O. Guney, "Enhancing the Resolution of Hyperlens by the Compensation of Losses Without Gain Media," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 70, 1-7, 2016.
doi:10.2528/PIERC16083105

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