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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: G. I. Stegeman
  • Vol. 23, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2006
  • pp: 1390–1397

Resonant spectra of a deformed spherical microcavity

Yiping Han, Loic Méès, Gerard Gouesbet, Zhensen Wu, and Gerard Gréhan  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 23, Issue 7, pp. 1390-1397 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.23.001390


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Abstract

We rigorously compute the resonance spectrum for a deformed spherical microcavity illuminated by plane waves. Particular attention is paid to the shift of resonances due to small departures from sphericity, which includes a discussion on the behavior of individual scattering coefficients. These results are obtained for deformed microcavities that are large with respect to the wavelength of the incident wave.

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OCIS Codes
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance
(290.4020) Scattering : Mie theory

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 21, 2005
Revised Manuscript: December 15, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: December 29, 2005

Virtual Issues
Vol. 1, Iss. 8 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Yiping Han, Loic Méès, Gerard Gouesbet, Zhensen Wu, and Gerard Gréhan, "Resonant spectra of a deformed spherical microcavity," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23, 1390-1397 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-23-7-1390


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