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  • Vol. 31, Iss. 9 — Mar. 20, 1992
  • pp: 1166–1169

Near-resonance excitation of dielectric spheres with plane waves and off-axis Gaussian beams

E. Esam M. Khaled, Steven C. Hill, Peter W. Barber, and Dipakbin Q. Chowdhury  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 31, Issue 9, pp. 1166-1169 (1992)

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Modes haυing high-Q morphology-dependent resonances (MDR’s) can dominate the internal energy distribution in spheres eυen when excited by many linewidths from the resonant location.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 16, 1991
Published: March 20, 1992

E. Esam M. Khaled, Steven C. Hill, Peter W. Barber, and Dipakbin Q. Chowdhury, "Near-resonance excitation of dielectric spheres with plane waves and off-axis Gaussian beams," Appl. Opt. 31, 1166-1169 (1992)

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