OSA's Digital Library

Journal of Optical Technology

Journal of Optical Technology

| SIMULTANEOUS RUSSIAN-ENGLISH PUBLICATION

  • Vol. 71, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2004
  • pp: 390–394

Spatial resolution of near-field optical devices

G. S. Zhdanov  »View Author Affiliations


Journal of Optical Technology, Vol. 71, Issue 6, pp. 390-394 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOT.71.000390


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (69 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

A unified approach to the problem of the spatial resolution of near-field optical and tunneling microscopes is proposed. The recording of an optical signal is regarded as plotting the intensity distribution of the electromagnetic field along the trajectory of a virtual infinitely sharp point. Its distance from the sample surface depends on the shape of the field lines and is the main factor that limits the resolution of the device. Estimates are made of the limiting resolution when various types of optical probes are used. © 2004 Optical Society of America

Citation
G. S. Zhdanov, "Spatial resolution of near-field optical devices," J. Opt. Technol. 71, 390-394 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jot/abstract.cfm?URI=jot-71-6-390


Sort:  Journal  |  Reset

References

References are not available for this paper.

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited