We study the potential application of surface waves in one-dimensional photonic crystals to measure optical properties of thin films. This method is similar in many aspects to attenuated total reflectance technique and presents some important advantages.
© 2001 Optical Society of America
F. Villa and T. Lopes-Rios, " Surface waves in one dimensional photonic crystal applied to thin films characterization," in Optical Interference Coatings, OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, 2001), paper TuD5.
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