Inverse scattering for near-field microscopy

Carney, P. Scott; Schotland, John C.
October 2000
Applied Physics Letters;10/30/2000, Vol. 77 Issue 18
Academic Journal
We derive the analytic singular value decomposition of the linearized scattering operator for scalar waves. This representation leads to a robust inversion formula for the inverse scattering problem in the near zone. Applications to near-field optics are described. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.


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