We calculated the field pattern above hole-arrays with an analytical model that we developed. Spectral imaging measurements strongly confirm the model. Such a pattern can be used for high resolution fluorescence measurements of biological samples.
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(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.2520) Medical optics and biotechnology : Fluorescence microscopy
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
M. W. Docter, P. M. van den Berg, I. T. Young, and Y. Garini, "Field Pattern of Metal Hole-Arrays Opens the Way for a New Near- and Mid-Field High Resolution Microscopy," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CTuW5.
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