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Title:Partially coherent fields in synthetic optical holography
Author(s):Cahill, Benjamin Patrick
Advisor(s):Carney, Paul S.
Department / Program:Electrical & Computer Eng
Discipline:Electrical & Computer Engr
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject(s):Scanning near-field optical microscopy
Synthetic optical holography
Abstract:Synthetic optical holography is a newly proposed method for implementing phase imaging in scanning near-field optical microscopy. It combines high-speed phase imaging, technical simplicity, and simultaneous operation at visible to terahertz frequencies to improve upon competing image acquisition processes by a factor of 50. This has led scanning near-field optical microscopy to become a powerful tool for nano-optical examination of surfaces. We aim to explore the effects of partial coherence in the illuminating and reference fields.
Issue Date:2016-07-21
Rights Information:Copyright 2016 Benjamin Cahill
Date Available in IDEALS:2016-11-10
Date Deposited:2016-08

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