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Supplementary Materials

This PDF file includes:

  • section S1. Simulation of a photonic Mach cone.
  • section S2. Forward model of LLE-CUP.
  • section S3. Image reconstruction of LLE-CUP.
  • section S4. Sample preparation.
  • fig. S1. Cartesian coordinates used for analyzing the light-scattering dynamics.
  • fig. S2. Numerical simulation of light-scattering dynamics in a thin scattering sheet.
  • fig. S3. Schematic of the LLE-CUP data acquisition.
  • fig. S4. Illustration of multiview projections in LLE-CUP’s data acquisition.
  • fig. S5. Characterization of image reconstruction in LLE-CUP.
  • fig. S6. Preparation of the thin scattering plate assembly containing a source tunnel flanked by two display panels.
  • Legends for movies S1 to S6
  • References (68–70)

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Other Supplementary Material for this manuscript includes the following:

  • movie S1 (.mov format). Simulated instantaneous light-scattering pattern in a thin scattering sheet under superluminal conditions (Mp = 1.4).
  • movie S2 (.mov format). Simulated instantaneous light-scattering pattern in a thin scattering sheet under subluminal conditions (Mp = 0.8).
  • movie S3 (.mov format). Animated illustration of the LLE-CUP system.
  • movie S4 (.mov format). Experimentally imaged laser pulse propagation under superluminal conditions (Mp = 1.4) through a thin scattering plate assembly that contains air (refractive index ns = 1.0) as the source tunnel medium and silicone rubber (refractive index nd = 1.4) mixed with scattering aluminum oxide powder as the medium of the display panels.
  • movie S5 (.mov format). Experimentally imaged laser pulse propagation under subluminal conditions (Mp = 0.8) through a thin scattering plate assembly that contains liquid oil with a high refractive index (refractive index ns = 1.8) as the source tunnel medium and silicone rubber (refractive index nd = 1.4) mixed with scattering aluminum oxide powder as the medium of the display panels.
  • movie S6 (.mov format). Comparative image reconstructions of a superluminal light wavefront sweeping across a car-model target using first-generation CUP and LLE-CUP.

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