Optical black hole: Broadband omnidirectional light absorber

Narimanov, Evgenii E.; Kildishev, Alexander V.
July 2009
Applied Physics Letters;7/27/2009, Vol. 95 Issue 4, p041106
Academic Journal
We develop an approach to broad-band omnidirectional light absorption, based on light propagation in a metamaterial structure forming an effective “black hole.” The proposed system does not rely on magnetic response, is nonresonant, and can be fabricated from existing materials.


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