We demonstrate an extension of the coupled dipole approximation to model particle-particle or probe-object interactions in optical near fields. These interactions determine the properties of both optical forces and scattered intensities.
© 2008 The Optical Society
D. P. Haefner, S. Sukhov, and A. Dogariu, "Near-Field Modeling of Particle-Particle Interactions," in Frontiers in Optics 2008/Laser Science XXIV/Plasmonics and Metamaterials/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper FML5.
References are not available for this paper.