A pump-and-probe setup that uses a totally reflecting prism coupler is presented. Its electromagnetic and thermal models are described. To our knowledge, the first results are given concerning the measurement of thermal properties of thin films.
© 2002 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: September 28, 2001
Published: June 1, 2002
Pascal Huguet-Chantôme, Ludovic Escoubas, and François Flory, "Guided-wave technique for the measurement of dielectric thin-film materials’ thermal properties," Appl. Opt. 41, 3127-3131 (2002)