Enhanced detection of longitudinal field of a radially polarized beam in confocal laser microscopy

Yuichi Kozawa, Shunichi Sato

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Abstract

The wave scattered by the longitudinal component of a tightly focused radially polarized beam is clearly detected in a confocal system, which may lead to the enhancement of the spatial resolution in confocal microscopy.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Aug 10
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 2015 May 102015 May 15

Publication series

NameConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest
Volume2015-August

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period15/5/1015/5/15

Keywords

  • Detectors
  • Gold
  • Laser beams
  • Lenses
  • Microscopy
  • Particle beams
  • Spatial resolution

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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    Kozawa, Y., & Sato, S. (2015). Enhanced detection of longitudinal field of a radially polarized beam in confocal laser microscopy. In 2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 [7184044] (Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest; Vol. 2015-August). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..