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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 24 — Aug. 20, 1998
  • pp: 5628–5630

Resonance shift of obliquely illuminated dielectric cylinders: geometrical-optics estimates

Günther Roll and Gustav Schweiger  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 24, pp. 5628-5630 (1998)

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Some characteristics of resonant states in obliquely illuminated cylinders are derived from a geometrical-optics point of view. A formula for the resonance shift that is due to tilted illumination is derived and predictions are compared with data from the literature.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(080.0080) Geometric optics : Geometric optics
(130.2790) Integrated optics : Guided waves
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance

Original Manuscript: January 29, 1998
Revised Manuscript: May 12, 1998
Published: August 20, 1998

Günther Roll and Gustav Schweiger, "Resonance shift of obliquely illuminated dielectric cylinders: geometrical-optics estimates," Appl. Opt. 37, 5628-5630 (1998)

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