Optical gravitational collimation and observation of Einstein's rings in transformation optics

Chong Sheng, Hiu Liu, Shining Zhu, Rivka Bekenstein, Mordechai Segev

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Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate collimation in transformation optics by designing a refractive index profile analogous to the curvature of a star. Our experiments also enable the observation of Einstein's Rings caused by gravitational lensing as predicted in 1936.

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2015 IEEE 4th Asia-Pacific Conference on Antennas and Propagation, APCAP 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages32-33
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781479988969
DOIs
StatePublished - 6 Jan 2016
Event4th IEEE Asia-Pacific Conference on Antennas and Propagation, APCAP 2015 - Bali Island, Indonesia
Duration: 30 Jun 20153 Jul 2015

Publication series

NameProceedings of the 2015 IEEE 4th Asia-Pacific Conference on Antennas and Propagation, APCAP 2015

Conference

Conference4th IEEE Asia-Pacific Conference on Antennas and Propagation, APCAP 2015
Country/TerritoryIndonesia
CityBali Island
Period30/06/153/07/15

Keywords

  • collimatoin
  • metamaterials
  • transformation optics

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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