Our microwave-scaled experiments confirmed the properties of a sub-wavelength-waist photonic jet emitted by a dielectric sphere, and associated enhanced position-dependent backscattering perturbations by a λ/10 diameter metal particle. The results were supported by FDTD simulations.
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A. Heifetz, K. Huang, A. V. Sahakian, X. Li, A. Taflove, and V. Backman, "Experimental Confirmation of Backscattering Enhancement Induced by a Photonic Jet," in Frontiers in Optics 2007/Laser Science XXIII/Organic Materials and Devices for Displays and Energy Conversion, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper FThI6.
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