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K. Guven, K. Aydin, K.B. Alici, C.M. Soukoulis, and E. Ozbay, “Spectral negative refraction and focusing analysis of a two-dimensional left-handed photonic crystal lens,” Phys. Rev. B 70, 205125 (2004).

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K. Guven, K. Aydin, K.B. Alici, C.M. Soukoulis, and E. Ozbay, “Spectral negative refraction and focusing analysis of a two-dimensional left-handed photonic crystal lens,” Phys. Rev. B 70, 205125 (2004).

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[CrossRef]

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S. He, Y. Jin, Z. Ruan, and J. Kuang, “On subwavelength and open resonators involving metamaterials of negative refraction index,” New Journal of Physics 7, 210 (2005).

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[PubMed]

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X. Wang, Z.F. Ren, and K. Kempa, “Improved superlensing in two-dimensional photonic crystals with a basis,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 061105 (2005).

[CrossRef]

X. Wang, Z.F. Ren, and K. Kempa, “Unrestricted superlensing in a triangular two dimensional photonic crystal,” Opt. Express 12, 2919–2924 (2004), http://www.opticsexpress.org/abstract.cfm?URI=OPEX-12-13-2919.

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

J.S. Kole, M.T. Figge, and H. De Raedt, “Unconditionally stable algorithms to solve the time-dependent Maxwell equations,” Phys. Rev. E 64, 066705 (2001).

[CrossRef]

S. He, Y. Jin, Z. Ruan, and J. Kuang, “On subwavelength and open resonators involving metamaterials of negative refraction index,” New Journal of Physics 7, 210 (2005).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

I.V. Lindell and S. Ilvonen, “Waves in a slab of uniaxial BW medium,” J. of Electromagn. Waves and Appl. 16, 303–318 (2002).

[CrossRef]

I.V. Lindell, S.A. Tretyakov, K.I. Nikoskinen, and S. Ilvonen, “BW media- media with negative parameters, capable of supporting backward waves,” Microw. Opt. Tech. Lett. 31, 129–133 (2001).

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P.F. Loschialpo, D.W. Forester, D.L. Smith, F.J. Rachford, and C. Monzon, “Optical properties of an ideal homogeneous causal left-handed material slab,” Phys. Rev. E 70, 036605 (2004).

[CrossRef]

P.F. Loschialpo, D.L. Smith, D.W. Forester, F.J. Rachford, and J. Schelleng, “Electromagnetic waves focused by a negative-index planar lens,” Phys. Rev. E 67, 025602 (2003).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

A. Martinez and J. Marti, “Analysis of wave focusing inside a negative-index photonic-crystal slab,” Opt. Express 13, 2858–2868 (2005), http://www.opticsexpress.org/abstract.cfm?URI=OPEX-13-8-2858.

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

A. Martinez, H. Miguez, A. Griol, and J. Marti, “Experimental and theoretical analysis of the self-focusing of light by a photonic crystal lens,” Phys. Rev. B 69, 165119 (2004).

[CrossRef]

A. Martinez and J. Marti, “Analysis of wave focusing inside a negative-index photonic-crystal slab,” Opt. Express 13, 2858–2868 (2005), http://www.opticsexpress.org/abstract.cfm?URI=OPEX-13-8-2858.

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[PubMed]

A. Martinez, H. Miguez, A. Griol, and J. Marti, “Experimental and theoretical analysis of the self-focusing of light by a photonic crystal lens,” Phys. Rev. B 69, 165119 (2004).

[CrossRef]

P.E. Mayes, G.A. Deschamps, and W.T. Patton, “Backward-wave radiation from periodic structures and application to the design of frequency-independent antennas,” Proc. IRE 49, 962–963 (1961).

A. Martinez, H. Miguez, A. Griol, and J. Marti, “Experimental and theoretical analysis of the self-focusing of light by a photonic crystal lens,” Phys. Rev. B 69, 165119 (2004).

[CrossRef]

P.F. Loschialpo, D.W. Forester, D.L. Smith, F.J. Rachford, and C. Monzon, “Optical properties of an ideal homogeneous causal left-handed material slab,” Phys. Rev. E 70, 036605 (2004).

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

E. Ozbay, I. Bulu, K. Aydin, H. Caglayan, K.B. Alici, and K. Guven, “Highly directive radiation and negative refraction using photonic crystals,” Laser Phys. 15, 217–224 (2005).

K. Guven, K. Aydin, K.B. Alici, C.M. Soukoulis, and E. Ozbay, “Spectral negative refraction and focusing analysis of a two-dimensional left-handed photonic crystal lens,” Phys. Rev. B 70, 205125 (2004).

[CrossRef]

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J.B. Pendry and D.R. Smith, “Reversing light with negative refraction,” Phys. Today 57, 37–43 (2004).

[CrossRef]

C. Luo, S.G. Johnson, J.D. Joannopoulos, and J.B. Pendry, “All-angle negative refraction without negative effective index,” Phys. Rev. B 65, 201104 (2002).

[CrossRef]

J.B. Pendry, “Negative refraction makes a perfect lens,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 3966–3969 (2000).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

H.C. Pocklington, “Growth of a wave-group when the group-velocity is negative,” Nature 71, 607–608 (1905).

[CrossRef]

Z. Ruan, M. Qiu, S. Xiao, S. He, and L. Thylén, “Coupling between plane waves and Bloch waves in photonic crystals with negative refraction,” Phys. Rev. B 71, 045111 (2005).

[CrossRef]

S. Xiao, M. Qiu, Z. Ruan, and S. He, “Influence of the surface termination to the point imaging by a photonic crystal slab with negative refraction,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 4269–4271 (2004).

[CrossRef]

A. Berrier, M. Mulot, M. Swillo, M. Qiu, L. Thylén, A. Talneau, and S. Anand, “Negative refraction at infrared wavelengths in a two-dimensional photonic crystal,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 073902 (2004).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

P.F. Loschialpo, D.W. Forester, D.L. Smith, F.J. Rachford, and C. Monzon, “Optical properties of an ideal homogeneous causal left-handed material slab,” Phys. Rev. E 70, 036605 (2004).

[CrossRef]

P.F. Loschialpo, D.L. Smith, D.W. Forester, F.J. Rachford, and J. Schelleng, “Electromagnetic waves focused by a negative-index planar lens,” Phys. Rev. E 67, 025602 (2003).

[CrossRef]

X. Wang, Z.F. Ren, and K. Kempa, “Improved superlensing in two-dimensional photonic crystals with a basis,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 061105 (2005).

[CrossRef]

X. Wang, Z.F. Ren, and K. Kempa, “Unrestricted superlensing in a triangular two dimensional photonic crystal,” Opt. Express 12, 2919–2924 (2004), http://www.opticsexpress.org/abstract.cfm?URI=OPEX-12-13-2919.

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

S. He, Y. Jin, Z. Ruan, and J. Kuang, “On subwavelength and open resonators involving metamaterials of negative refraction index,” New Journal of Physics 7, 210 (2005).

[CrossRef]

Z. Ruan, M. Qiu, S. Xiao, S. He, and L. Thylén, “Coupling between plane waves and Bloch waves in photonic crystals with negative refraction,” Phys. Rev. B 71, 045111 (2005).

[CrossRef]

S. He and Z. Ruan, “A completely open cavity realized with photonic crystal wedges,” J. Zhejiang Univ. SCI 6A, 355–357 (2005).

[CrossRef]

Z. Ruan and S. He, “Open cavity formed by a photonic crystal with negative effective index of refraction,” Opt. Lett. 30, 2308–2310 (2005).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

S. Xiao, M. Qiu, Z. Ruan, and S. He, “Influence of the surface termination to the point imaging by a photonic crystal slab with negative refraction,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 4269–4271 (2004).

[CrossRef]

P.F. Loschialpo, D.L. Smith, D.W. Forester, F.J. Rachford, and J. Schelleng, “Electromagnetic waves focused by a negative-index planar lens,” Phys. Rev. E 67, 025602 (2003).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

J.B. Pendry and D.R. Smith, “Reversing light with negative refraction,” Phys. Today 57, 37–43 (2004).

[CrossRef]

K. Guven, K. Aydin, K.B. Alici, C.M. Soukoulis, and E. Ozbay, “Spectral negative refraction and focusing analysis of a two-dimensional left-handed photonic crystal lens,” Phys. Rev. B 70, 205125 (2004).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

A. Berrier, M. Mulot, M. Swillo, M. Qiu, L. Thylén, A. Talneau, and S. Anand, “Negative refraction at infrared wavelengths in a two-dimensional photonic crystal,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 073902 (2004).

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[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

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[CrossRef]

Z. Ruan, M. Qiu, S. Xiao, S. He, and L. Thylén, “Coupling between plane waves and Bloch waves in photonic crystals with negative refraction,” Phys. Rev. B 71, 045111 (2005).

[CrossRef]

A. Berrier, M. Mulot, M. Swillo, M. Qiu, L. Thylén, A. Talneau, and S. Anand, “Negative refraction at infrared wavelengths in a two-dimensional photonic crystal,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 073902 (2004).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

I.V. Lindell, S.A. Tretyakov, K.I. Nikoskinen, and S. Ilvonen, “BW media- media with negative parameters, capable of supporting backward waves,” Microw. Opt. Tech. Lett. 31, 129–133 (2001).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

X. Wang and K. Kempa, “Effects of disorder on subwavelength lensing in two-dimensional photonic crystal slabs,” Phys. Rev. B 71, 085101 (2005).

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