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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 3 — Feb. 4, 2008
  • pp: 1958–1964

Near-field observation of spatial phase shifts associated with Goos-Hänschen and Surface Plasmon Resonance effects

J. Jose, F. B. Segerink, J. P. Korterik, and H. L. Offerhaus  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 3, pp. 1958-1964 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.001958


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Abstract

We report the near-field observation of the phase shifts associated with total internal reflection on a glass-air interface and surface plasmon resonance on a glass-gold-air system. The phase of the evanescent waves on glass and gold surfaces, as a function of incident angle, is measured using a phase-sensitive Photon Scanning Tunneling Microscope (PSTM) and shows a good agreement with theory.

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OCIS Codes
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(180.4243) Microscopy : Near-field microscopy

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

History
Original Manuscript: November 12, 2007
Revised Manuscript: December 16, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: December 17, 2007
Published: January 28, 2008

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Vol. 3, Iss. 3 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
J. Jose, F. B. Segerink, J. P. Korterik, and H. L. Offerhaus, "Near-field observation of spatial phase shifts associated with Goos-Hänschen and Surface Plasmon Resonance effects," Opt. Express 16, 1958-1964 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-3-1958


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