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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 36 — Dec. 20, 1998
  • pp: 8448–8452

Simple model for the observed plasmon conical radiation interference patterns in a Kretschmann configuration

Paul R. Auvil, Jr., John B. Ketterson, Yung-Kyu Kim, and Anton Kryukov  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 36, pp. 8448-8452 (1998)

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In two previous papers we presented experimental results of measurements with a scanning plasmon optical microscope constructed in the Kretschmann configuration. The angular distribution of the conical radiation from the scanning tip was measured, and the multiple-scattering images of simple surface irregularities were detected. We make a simple model of the multiple-scattering images and compare it with our data, deriving excellent results.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(110.1650) Imaging systems : Coherence imaging
(180.0180) Microscopy : Microscopy
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons

Original Manuscript: June 1, 1998
Revised Manuscript: September 9, 1998
Published: December 20, 1998

Paul R. Auvil, John B. Ketterson, Yung-Kyu Kim, and Anton Kryukov, "Simple model for the observed plasmon conical radiation interference patterns in a Kretschmann configuration," Appl. Opt. 37, 8448-8452 (1998)

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