Can even monochromatic radiation ensure ideal invisibility?
N.N. Rozanova,b aS I Vavilov State Optical Institute, Birzhevaya liniya 12, St. Petersburg, 199034, Russian Federation bSt. 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. Nauk180 475 (2010) [Phys. Usp. 53 455 (2010)]) on whether the perfect optical cloaking of material objects is possible.