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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 3 — Feb. 1, 2014
  • pp: 582–585

Nanoscale high-intensity light focusing with pure dielectric nonspherical scatterer

Vijay M. Sundaram and Sy-bor Wen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 3, pp. 582-585 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.000582


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Abstract

Light scattering from nonspherically symmetric pure dielectric structures is examined. From the finite element full-wave analysis, it is found that teardrop-shaped scatterers can focus visible light to a 10nm spot with an intensity enhancement 105 when the incident light is radially polarized.

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OCIS Codes
(080.3630) Geometric optics : Lenses
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

History
Original Manuscript: October 23, 2013
Revised Manuscript: December 16, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: December 24, 2013
Published: January 27, 2014

Citation
Vijay M. Sundaram and Sy-bor Wen, "Nanoscale high-intensity light focusing with pure dielectric nonspherical scatterer," Opt. Lett. 39, 582-585 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-3-582


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