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Quarter-wavelength nanorod lens based on internal imaging

Ageyskiy, A. E. ; Kosulnikov, S. Yu. ; Maslovski , S. ; S., Yu. S. ; Belov, P. A.

Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics Vol. 85, Nº 033105, pp. 1 - 5, January, 2012.

ISSN (print): 1098-0121
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Journal Impact Factor: 3,736 (in 2014)

Digital Object Identifier: 10.1103/PhysRevB.85.033105

Abstract
We propose a quarter-wavelength metal-backed wire lens for subwavelength imaging based on the internal imaging effect. We analyze the properties of this lens both analytically and numerically and demonstrate that its resolution can be made not worse than λ/8.