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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 2011
  • pp: 3945–3947

Cavity-based Fabry–Perot probe with protruding subwavelength aperture

Yu. N. Kulchin, O. B. Vitrik, A. A. Kuchmizhak, E. V. Pustovalov, and A. V. Nepomnyashchii  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 19, pp. 3945-3947 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.003945


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Abstract

We investigate numerically and experimentally the possibility of development of a cavity-based probe for near-field optical microscopy systems based on a fiber Fabry–Perot interferometer with a subwavelength protruding aperture. It was shown that the probe provides a spatial resolution of no worse than λ / 37 for λ = 1550 nm .

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OCIS Codes
(050.1220) Diffraction and gratings : Apertures
(050.2230) Diffraction and gratings : Fabry-Perot
(180.4243) Microscopy : Near-field microscopy

ToC Category:
Microscopy

History
Original Manuscript: June 8, 2011
Revised Manuscript: August 12, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: September 6, 2011
Published: September 30, 2011

Citation
Yu. N. Kulchin, O. B. Vitrik, A. A. Kuchmizhak, E. V. Pustovalov, and A. V. Nepomnyashchii, "Cavity-based Fabry–Perot probe with protruding subwavelength aperture," Opt. Lett. 36, 3945-3947 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-19-3945


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