Emission characteristics of real vapor sources are analyzed on the basis of experimental results. It is found that some real sources have complex emission behaviors that agree only with a model that assumes a virtual surface instead of the real one.
© 1999 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: July 10, 1998
Revised Manuscript: November 6, 1998
Published: February 1, 1999
Francisco Villa and Octavio Pompa, "Emission pattern of real vapor sources in high vacuum: an overview," Appl. Opt. 38, 695-703 (1999)