TITLE

Description of a single modular optical setup for ellipsometry, surface plasmons, waveguide

AUTHOR(S)
Harke, M.; Teppner, R.; Schulz, O.; Motschmann, H.; Orendi, H.
PUB. DATE
August 1997
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;Aug1997, Vol. 68 Issue 8, p3130
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes a versatile modular setup which incorporates ellipsometry, surface plasmon spectroscopy, waveguide modes, their corresponding imaging techniques and Brewster angle microscopy in a single instrument. Discussion of the important design criteria; Lateral resolution produced; Localization of the evanescent field of a surface plasmon.
ACCESSION #
4358616

 

Related Articles

  • A New Beamline Apparatus for Polarimetry and Ellipsometry using Soft X-ray Multilayers. Kimura, Hiroaki; Hirono, Toko; Miyahara, Tsuneaki; Yamamoto, Masaki; Ishikawa, Tetsuya; Warwick, T. // AIP Conference Proceedings;2004, Vol. 705 Issue 1, p537 

    For polarimetry of SR and ellipsometry of polarizing elements, we have constructed a new beamline apparatus equipped with mechanisms for full use of polarization characteristics of soft X-ray multilayers. The apparatus includes two goniometric positions to hold multilayer polarizing elements,...

  • Focusing surface plasmons via changing the incident angle. Caglayan, Humeyra; Bulu, Irfan; Ozbay, Ekmel // Journal of Applied Physics;Mar2008, Vol. 103 Issue 5, p053105 

    We report a circular metallic aperture with a subwavelength circular slit in the microwave regime, in which we experimentally demonstrate that this aperture can excite and focus surface plasmons. Under normal illumination, there is no focusing of the surface plasmons. However, by changing the...

  • In situ fast ellipsometric analysis of repetitive surface phenomena. Costa, J.; Campmany, J.; Canillas, A.; Andujar, J.L.; Bertran, E. // Review of Scientific Instruments;Aug1997, Vol. 68 Issue 8, p3135 

    Presents an ellipsometric technique and ellipsometric analysis of repetitive phenomena based on the experimental arrangement of conventional phase modulated ellipsometers conceived to study fast surface phenomena in repetitive processes. Study of surface changes during plasma enhanced chemical...

  • Nondestructive depth profiling by spectroscopic ellipsometry. Vedam, K.; McMarr, P. J.; Narayan, J. // Applied Physics Letters;8/15/1985, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p339 

    It is shown that spectroscopic ellipsometry (SE) studies followed by the regression analysis of the SE data can yield information nondestructively and in a nonperturbing manner on the depth profile of multilayer structure; such as (i) quantitative information on the thickness and the dielectric...

  • Design and construction of a rapid thermal processing system for in situ optical measurements. Conrad, K.A.; Sampson, R.K.; Massoud, H.Z.; Irene, E.A. // Review of Scientific Instruments;Nov96, Vol. 67 Issue 11, p3954 

    Presents a study that described a rapid thermal processing system incorporating features that enable in situ optical measurements. System incorporating an in situ spectroscopic ellipsometer; Unusual features necessary for ellipsometry measurements; Applications in systems for other optical...

  • Metal nanoparticle doped coloured coatings on glasses and plastics through tuning of surface plasmon band position. De, Goutam; Medda, Samar Kumar; De, Sucheta; Pal, Sudipto // Bulletin of Materials Science;2008, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p479 

    Several noble metal nanoparticles doped sol-gel derived thin coloured films have been synthesized and characterized. These are pure (Ag, Au, Cu and Pt), mixed/alloy (Ag-Cu, Au-Cu, Au-Ag and Au-Pt) nanoparticles in SiO2, Au in mixed SiO2-TiO2 and SiO2-ZrO2, Au and Ag nanoparticles in...

  • Enhanced transmission through metal films perforated with circular and cross-dipole apertures. Ye, Yong-Hong; Wang, Zhi-Bing; Cao, Yurong; Yan, Desheng; Zhang, Jia-Yu; Lin, Xian Qi; Cui, Tie Jun // Applied Physics Letters;12/17/2007, Vol. 91 Issue 25, p251105 

    We reported here the experimental results of the metal film perforated with circular and cross-dipole apertures. The transmission spectrum of the sample with a complex unit cell is substantially different from that of the corresponding sample with a simple unit cell. The localized surface...

  • Multipolar surface plasmon peaks on gold nanotriangles. Félidj, N.; Grand, J.; Laurent, G.; Aubard, J.; Lévi, G.; Hohenau, A.; Galler, N.; Aussenegg, F. R.; Krenn, J. R. // Journal of Chemical Physics;3/7/2008, Vol. 128 Issue 9, p094702 

    In this paper, we report on the observation of multipolar surface plasmon excitation in lithographically designed gold nanotriangles, investigated by means of far-field extinction microspectroscopy in the wavelength range of 400–1000 nm. Several bands are observed in the visible and near...

  • Normal-incidence scattering of surface plasmon polaritons by one-dimensional nanoindentations: a multimodal description. López-Tejeira, F.; García-Vidal, F.J.; Martín-Moreno, L. // Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing;Nov2007, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p251 

    In this paper a theoretical study is made on the scattering of surface plasmon polaritons by a finite periodic array of one-dimensional rectangular grooves. Our approach is based on a multimodal expansion technique. We have found that the geometrical parameters of the array can be properly tuned...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics