Quantum optics of spatial transformation media

Ulf Leonhardt, Thomas G. Philbin

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Abstract

Transformation media are at the heart of invisibility devices, perfect lenses and artificial black holes. In this paper we consider their quantum theory. We show how transformation media map quantum electromagnetism in physical space to QED in empty flat space.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S289-S293
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics
Volume9
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2007
Event1st European Topical Meeting on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials - Seefeld, Austria
Duration: 8 Jan 200711 Jan 2007

Keywords

  • quantum optics in media
  • transformation media
  • metamaterials
  • DIELECTRIC MEDIA
  • CASIMIR FORCE
  • METAMATERIALS

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