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  • Vol. 20, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2003
  • pp: 542–547

Theory of total-internal-reflection tomography

P. Scott Carney and John C. Schotland  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 20, Issue 3, pp. 542-547 (2003)

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A method is presented to reconstruct three-dimensional tomographic images of weakly scattering objects with subwavelength resolution. The method may be applied to data available in phase-sensitive, total-internal-reflection microscopy. The results follow from an analysis of the near-field inverse scattering problem with evanescent waves.

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OCIS Codes
(100.6950) Image processing : Tomographic image processing
(180.6900) Microscopy : Three-dimensional microscopy
(290.3200) Scattering : Inverse scattering

Original Manuscript: June 20, 2002
Revised Manuscript: October 30, 2002
Manuscript Accepted: November 19, 2002
Published: March 1, 2003

P. Scott Carney and John C. Schotland, "Theory of total-internal-reflection tomography," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 20, 542-547 (2003)

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