Communications in Mathematical Physics

, Volume 317, Issue 2, pp 485–502 | Cite as

Enhancement of Near-Cloaking. Part II: The Helmholtz Equation

  • Habib Ammari
  • Hyeonbae Kang
  • Hyundae Lee
  • Mikyoung Lim


The aim of this paper is to extend the method of Ammari et al. (Commun. Math. Phys., 2012) to scattering problems. We construct very effective near-cloaking structures for the scattering problem at a fixed frequency. These new structures are, before using the transformation optics, layered structures and are designed so that their first scattering coefficients vanish. Inside the cloaking region, any target has near-zero scattering cross section for a band of frequencies. We analytically show that our new construction significantly enhances the cloaking effect for the Helmholtz equation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Habib Ammari
    • 1
  • Hyeonbae Kang
    • 2
  • Hyundae Lee
    • 2
  • Mikyoung Lim
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and ApplicationsEcole Normale SupérieureParisFrance
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsInha UniversityIncheonKorea
  3. 3.Department of Mathematical SciencesKorean Advanced Institute of Science and TechnologyDaejeonKorea

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