The enhancement of nonlinear interactions in the scanning optical microscope by placing the object in a resonant cavity is discussed. The effect of resonance of the primary radiation is also considered. Practical geometries for the resonant scanning optical microscope are given.
© 1978 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: November 1, 1976
Revised Manuscript: September 22, 1977
Published: September 15, 1978
C. J. R. Sheppard and R. Kompfner, "Resonant scanning optical microscope," Appl. Opt. 17, 2879-2882 (1978)