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Transflective digital holographic microscopy and its use for probing plasmonic light beaming

Yongjun Lim, Seung-Yeol Lee, and Byoungho Lee  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 6, pp. 5202-5212 (2011)

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We present a novel digital holographic microscopy technique termed transflective digital holographic microscopy in order to probe plasmonic beaming fields and to view their platform structures. Here, we borrow the term, ‘transflective’, a portmanteau meaning a blend of transmission and reflection according to the light-collecting condition, which is conventionally used in liquid crystal display systems. Incorporating the transmission type holographic microscopy with the reflection type, achieved by the utilization of polarization property of coherent light waves, we propose an application of the system to probing the beam path and its corresponding structure in plasmonic beaming phenomena.

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(110.0180) Imaging systems : Microscopy
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

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Original Manuscript: November 17, 2010
Revised Manuscript: January 17, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: February 23, 2011
Published: March 4, 2011

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Yongjun Lim, Seung-Yeol Lee, and Byoungho Lee, "Transflective digital holographic microscopy and its use for probing plasmonic light beaming," Opt. Express 19, 5202-5212 (2011)

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