Can even monochromatic radiation ensure ideal invisibility?
N.N. Rozanov a, b
a S I Vavilov State Optical Institute, Birzhevaya liniya 12, St. Petersburg, 199034, Russian Federation
b St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics, ul. Sablinskaya 14, St. Petersburg, 197101, Russian Federation
Discusses conclusions reached by A E Dubinov and D A Mytareva in their paper “Invisible cloaking of material bodies using the wave flow method” (Usp. Fiz. Nauk 180 475 (2010) [Phys. Usp. 53 455 (2010)]) on whether the perfect optical cloaking of material objects is possible.