30 March 1995 Near-field optical properties of tapered fiber tips
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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.
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Railing Chang, Jyh-Yang Wang, Wunshain S. Fann, "Near-field optical properties of tapered fiber tips", Proc. SPIE 2384, Scanning Probe Microscopies III, (30 March 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.205918; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.205918
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