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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Grover Swartzlander
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2013
  • pp: 598–602

Near-field optical probe based on the fiber Fabry–Perot interferometer with protruding evanescent light source

Yuri Kulchin, Oleg Vitrik, and Aleksandr Kuchmizhak  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 30, Issue 3, pp. 598-602 (2013)

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We studied numerically and experimentally the possibility of the development of a probe based on the fiber Fabry–Perot interferometer with an evanescent light source protruding directly toward the sample. It was shown that such a probe provides a spatial resolution λ/40 for λ=1550nm. The fabrication process of such a probe is described in detail.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1220) Diffraction and gratings : Apertures
(050.2230) Diffraction and gratings : Fabry-Perot
(180.4243) Microscopy : Near-field microscopy

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: November 14, 2012
Revised Manuscript: January 15, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 16, 2013
Published: February 15, 2013

Yuri Kulchin, Oleg Vitrik, and Aleksandr Kuchmizhak, "Near-field optical probe based on the fiber Fabry–Perot interferometer with protruding evanescent light source," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 30, 598-602 (2013)

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