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Near-field optical properties of tapered fiber tips
Author(s): Railing Chang; Jyh-Yang Wang; Wunshain S. Fann
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Paper Abstract

Recent application of tapered fiber tips in near field optical microscopy has demonstrated a resolution far exceed the diffraction limit. We investigate the propagation and tunneling of monochromatic light through a tapered fiber tip near a dielectric surface. The transmission rate through the tip is given for various circumstances and found to increase significantly with the dielectric constant of the sample.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 March 1995
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2384, Scanning Probe Microscopies III, (30 March 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.205918
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Railing Chang, Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences (Taiwan)
Jyh-Yang Wang, Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences and National Taiwan Univ. (Taiwan)
Wunshain S. Fann, Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences (Taiwan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2384:
Scanning Probe Microscopies III
Mehdi Vaez-Iravani, Editor(s)

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