Optical hybrid-superlens hyperlens for superresolution imaging

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Original languageEnglish
Article number6399512
Journal / PublicationIEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes


This study proposes an innovative device called 'Hybrid-Superlens Hyperlens' with superresolution imaging ability and confirms it by using simulation. This device consists of two multilayered metal-dielectric anisotropic metamaterials: the upper planar superlens and the lower cylindrical hyperlens with different signs in their dielectric tensors and different isofrequency dispersion curves. In our simulation, 100-nm center-to-center resolution is obtained by using an incident wavelength of 405 nm, which is smaller than the optical diffraction limit. © 1995-2012 IEEE.

Research Area(s)

  • Anisotropic media, artificial materials, electromagnetic propagation in anisotropic media, image resolution, metal-insulator structures, microscopy, optical imaging, plasmons, surface waves

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