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  • Vol. 15, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 1998
  • pp: 706–712

Reciprocity of evanescent electromagnetic waves

Rémi Carminati, Manuel Nieto-Vesperinas, and Jean-Jacques Greffet  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 15, Issue 3, pp. 706-712 (1998)

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We derive reciprocity relations for the generalized reflection and transmission coefficients of vector wave fields containing evanescent components. This is done by using Lorentz’s reciprocity theorem with sources at finite distance from the scatterer.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

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(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics

Original Manuscript: May 27, 1997
Revised Manuscript: October 22, 1997
Manuscript Accepted: October 27, 1997
Published: March 1, 1998

Rémi Carminati, Manuel Nieto-Vesperinas, and Jean-Jacques Greffet, "Reciprocity of evanescent electromagnetic waves," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 15, 706-712 (1998)

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