Differences between the point-dipole approximation and a more rigorous theory for studying the optical behavior of a granular metal film are discussed.
© 1988 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: December 7, 1987
Manuscript Accepted: April 18, 1988
Published: August 1, 1988
Vo-Van Truong, Tomuo Yamaguchi, and Giulio Bosi, "Optical behavior of granular metal films: single-image versus multiple-image approaches in the treatment of substrate effects," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 5, 1379-1381 (1988)