By Lukas Novotny

ISBN-10: 0521832241

ISBN-13: 9780521832243

Professor Lukas Novotny, a widely known Rochester scientist in close to box optics, presents a complete evaluate of the sector. The publication begins from basics in classical optics (Born and Wolf), electrodynamics (J. D. Jackson), and extends to the frontiers of close to box optics. it really is accomplished and intimately. nice for physics, optical engineering scholars who're attracted to this box!

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Depolarization of the principal volume must be ↔ treated separately resulting in a term (L) depending on the geometrical shape of the volume. Furthermore, in numerical schemes the principal volume has a finite size ↔ giving rise to a second correction term commonly designated by M. e. r ∈ V , we do not need to consider these tricky issues. However, the topic of the principal volume will be taken up in later chapters. 2 Derivation of the Green’s function for the electric field The derivation of the Green’s function for the electric field is most conveniently accomplished by considering the time-harmonic vector potential A and the scalar potential φ in an infinite and homogeneous space characterized by the constants ε and µ.

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E. ∇ ·E = 0 and ∇ ·H = 0. These conditions restrict the k-vector to ˆ = k· H ˆ = 0). 12 Angular Spectrum Representation 41 For the case of a purely dielectric medium with no losses the index of refraction n is a real and positive quantity. The wavenumber k z is then either real or imaginary and turns the factor exp(±i k z z) into an oscillatory or exponentially decaying function. For a certain (k x , k y ) pair we then find two different characteristic solutions Plane waves : ei [kx x + k y y] e±i |kz |z , k x2 + k 2y ≤ k 2 , Evanescent waves : ei [kx x + k y y] e−|kz ||z| , k x2 + k 2y > k 2 .

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