19 July 1999 Imaging properties of the Gabor super-lens
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Proceedings Volume 3749, 18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics; (1999) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.354936
Event: ICO XVIII 18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics, 1999, San Francisco, CA, United States
Abstract
In 1940 Gabor described an optical system consisting of a pair of arrays of microlenses. The arrays were separated by the sum of their focal lengths and there was a small difference between the periods of the two arrays. The overall effect was to perform a function similar to that of a lens with dimensions much larger than the microlenses in the arrays. Images formed by this system exhibit unusual properties and appear not to obey the normal rules of optics, for example, the magnification is not necessarily equal to the ratio of image to object distances. Gabor assigned the term `superlens' to the system.
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Christian Hembd-Soellner, Christian Hembd-Soellner, Richard F. Stevens, Richard F. Stevens, Michael C. Hutley, Michael C. Hutley, } "Imaging properties of the Gabor super-lens", Proc. SPIE 3749, 18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics, (19 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.354936; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.354936
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