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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 24 — Dec. 2, 2013
  • pp: 30107–30113

Mie scattering as a cascade of Fano resonances

Mikhail V. Rybin, Kirill B. Samusev, Ivan S. Sinev, George Semouchkin, Elena Semouchkina, Yuri S. Kivshar, and Mikhail F. Limonov  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 24, pp. 30107-30113 (2013)

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We reveal that the resonant Mie scattering by high-index dielectric nanoparticles can be presented through cascades of Fano resonances. We employ the exact solution of Maxwell’s equations and demonstrate that the Lorenz-Mie coefficients of the Mie problem can be expressed generically as infinite series of Fano functions as they describe interference between the background radiation originated from an incident wave and narrow-spectrum Mie scattering modes that lead to Fano resonances.

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

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Original Manuscript: October 14, 2013
Revised Manuscript: November 7, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: November 9, 2013
Published: November 27, 2013

Mikhail V. Rybin, Kirill B. Samusev, Ivan S. Sinev, George Semouchkin, Elena Semouchkina, Yuri S. Kivshar, and Mikhail F. Limonov, "Mie scattering as a cascade of Fano resonances," Opt. Express 21, 30107-30113 (2013)

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