Accession Number:

ADA510034

Title:

Negative Refraction in the Optical Range and Left-Handed Photonics

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

PURDUE UNIV LAFAYETTE IN

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-07-19

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

In this project, we were concerned primarily with studying the physical phenomena, devices and designs related to negative refraction in the optical frequency range. We used theoretical work, computer simulations, and experimental studies to further the understanding of negative refraction in the high sought-after optical range. Our work has brought a number of significant advances, including experimental demonstrations of negative refraction well into the visible range to advanced designs in hyperlens and cloaking devices. The physics and repercussions of negative refraction in nonlinear optical systems has also been considered in our work, with the goal of understanding this newly opened and extremely exciting field of optics research.

Subject Categories:

  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE