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  • Vol. 16, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 1999
  • pp: 2583–2584

Far-field contribution of evanescent modes to the electromagnetic Green tensor

Andrei V. Shchegrov and P. Scott Carney  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 16, Issue 10, pp. 2583-2584 (1999)

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Understanding the behavior of the evanescent part of the electromagnetic field has important implications in many branches of modern physics, such as near-field optics. Motivated by recent disagreement in the literature, we derive an expression for the far-field asymptotic behavior of the free-space electromagnetic Green tensor that is due to the evanescent modes.

© 1999 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation

Original Manuscript: March 1, 1999
Revised Manuscript: May 28, 1999
Manuscript Accepted: May 28, 1999
Published: October 1, 1999

Andrei V. Shchegrov and P. Scott Carney, "Far-field contribution of evanescent modes to the electromagnetic Green tensor," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 16, 2583-2584 (1999)

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