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  • Vol. 22, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2005
  • pp: 978–983

Electromagnetic field for a focused light sheet incident on a plane surface

John P. Barton  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 22, Issue 5, pp. 978-983 (2005)

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A solution procedure is developed for the determination of the electromagnetic field that results from the interaction of a focused light sheet with a plane surface. The effects of angle of incidence, relative index of refraction, polarization, and incident light sheet profile on the resulting electromagnetic field distribution are demonstrated.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(350.3950) Other areas of optics : Micro-optics

Original Manuscript: August 16, 2004
Manuscript Accepted: October 8, 2004
Published: May 1, 2005

John P. Barton, "Electromagnetic field for a focused light sheet incident on a plane surface," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 22, 978-983 (2005)

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