In this reply, we point out that Xiao’s comment [J. Opt. Soc. Am. A <b>19</b>, 1447–1448 (2002)] on our paper [J. Opt. Soc. Am. A <b>18</b>, 678 (2001)] is based on groundless statements and misunderstandings.
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Tero Setälä, Matti Kaivola, and Ari T. Friberg, "Evanescent and propagating electromagnetic fields in scattering from point-dipole structures: reply to comment," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 19, 1449-1451 (2002)