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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 2003
  • pp: 1736–1738

Spontaneous emission in nanoscopic dielectric particles

Lavinia Rogobete, Hannes Schniepp, Vahid Sandoghdar, and Carsten Henkel  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 19, pp. 1736-1738 (2003)

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We report on theoretical studies of the inhibition of the spontaneous emission process in subwavelength dielectric media. We discuss the modification of the spontaneous emission rate as a function of the size and shape of the medium as well as the position of the emitter in it.

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OCIS Codes
(270.5580) Quantum optics : Quantum electrodynamics
(290.4020) Scattering : Mie theory

Lavinia Rogobete, Hannes Schniepp, Vahid Sandoghdar, and Carsten Henkel, "Spontaneous emission in nanoscopic dielectric particles," Opt. Lett. 28, 1736-1738 (2003)

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