Synopses & Reviews
This book treats the phenomena and techniques of advanced optics confined in nanometer-scale regions, especially near-field optics and surface as well as local plasmons. Written by internationally distinguished scientists the coverage extends from the basics to the most advanced technologies, system characteristics and methods of manipulation.
A unique book detailing important new techniques for nanoscale optics and spectroscopy and their application in information technology. Written by internationally distinguished scientists, the coverage extends from the basics to the most advanced technologies, system characteristics and methods of manipulation.
Table of Contents
The Super-Resolution Near-Field Structure and Its Applications.- Near-Field Optical Properties of Super-Resolution Near-Field Structures.- Super-RENS Media Using Alternative Recording Systems.- Metal-Doped Ag-O Films as a Mask Layer for Super-RENS Disks.- Transient Optical Properties of Mask Layers for Super-RENS Systems.- Thermal Lithography Technique for 100 nm Fabrication.- The New Structures of Super-Resolution Near-Field Phase Change Optical Disks and a New Mask Layer Material.- Polarization Dependence of Readout Signals Beyond the Resolution Limit.- Signal Power of Silver Oxide Super-RENS Media.- Super-Resolution Scanning Near-Field Optical Microscopy.- Optical Tunneling Effect and Surface Plasmon Resonance in Metallic Thin Films.- Coherent Spontaneous Emission of Light due to Surface Waves.- Plasmon Resonances in Nanowires.