Localization of optical excitations on random surfaces: SNOM studies

Sergey I. Bozhevolnyi

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Abstract

Localization of optical excitations on nanostructured metal surfaces and fractal colloid silver aggregates are studied by using a scanning near-field optical microscope (SNOM). The SNOM images obtained in both configurations exhibit spatially localized (within 150 to 250 nm) light intensity enhancement by up to two orders of magnitude. The observed phenomena are related to strong (Anderson) localization of quasi-two-dimensional light waves.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 1999 OSA Annual Meeting and Exhibit
Number of pages2
Place of PublicationSanta Clara, CA
Publication date1999
Publication statusPublished - 1999
Event1999 OSA Annual Meeting and Exhibit - Santa Clara, CA
Duration: 1 Jan 1999 → …

Conference

Conference1999 OSA Annual Meeting and Exhibit
CitySanta Clara, CA
Period01/01/1999 → …

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