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  • Vol. 5, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 1988
  • pp: 1379–1381

Optical behavior of granular metal films: single-image versus multiple-image approaches in the treatment of substrate effects

Vo-Van Truong, Giulio Bosi, and Tomuo Yamaguchi  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 5, Issue 8, pp. 1379-1381 (1988)

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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)

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