Vectorial optical fields : fundamentals and applications / Qiwen Zhan, University of Dayton, USA. 

Author / Creator 
Zhan, Qiwen. 

Imprint 
[Hackensack] New Jersey : World Scientific, 2013. 
Description 
1 online resource. 
Language 
English 
Subject 
Polarization (Light) Electrooptics. SCIENCE  Physics  Optics & Light. Electrooptics. Polarization (Light) Electronic books. 
Format 
EResource, Book 
URL for this record 
http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11218799 
Table of Contents:
 Preface
 Chapter 1. Cylindrical Vector Beams
 1. Introduction
 2. Mathematical description of cylindrical vector beams
 3. Graphical representation of cylindrical vector beams
 4. Generation of cylindrical vector beams
 4.1. Passive generation methods in free space
 4.2. Passive generation methods using optical fiber
 4.3. Active generation methods
 5. Cylindrical vector beams under high NA focusing
 6. Summary
 References
 Chapter 2. Vector Optical Fields and their Novel Effects
 1. Introduction
 2. Generation of vector optical fields
 2.1. Local linearly polarized vector fields
 2.2. Hybridiy polarized vector fields
 3. Novel effects
 3.1. Optical cages
 3.2. Axialsymmetry broken vector fields
 3.3. Young's twoslit interference
 3.4. Optical orbital angular momentum (OAM)
 4. Summary
 References
 Chapter 3. Cylindrical Vector Beams for Spectroscopic Imaging of Single Molecules and Nanoparticles
 1. Introduction
 2. Theoretical background
 3. Instrumentation
 4. Fluorescence spheres to probe the quality of CVBs
 5. Single molecules
 6. Single nanoparticles
 6.1. Single SiO 2 nanoparticles
 6.2. Single silicon nanocrystals
 6.3. Excitation isotropy of single CdSe/ZnS quantum dots
 6.4. Optical characterization of single gold nanorods
 7. Orientation and position determination of a single quantum emitter inside an optical microcavily
 8. Conclusions
 References
 Chapter 4. Comprehensive Focal Field Engineering with Vectorial Optical Fields
 1. Introduction
 2. Threedimensional focus shaping with CV beams
 3. Threedimensional polarization control within focal volume
 4. Spherical spot with controllable 3D polarization
 5. Focus shaping through inverse dipole array radiation
 5.1. High purity optical needle field
 5.2. 3D optical tube, flattop focus and optical chain
 6. Conclusions
 References
 Chapter 5. Plasmonics with Vectorial Optical Fields
 1. Surface plasmon polaritons
 2. Interaction of vectorial fields with plasmonic structures
 2.1. Planar metallic thin film
 2.2. Bull's eye structures
 2.3. Extraordinary optical transmission with radial polarization
 2.4. Polarization mode matching and optimal plasmonic focusing
 2.5. Archimedes' spiral plasmonic lens
 2.6. Applications in nearfield optical probe designs
 3. Conclusions
 References
 Chapter 6. Optical Measurement Techniques Utilizing Vectorial Optical Fields
 1. Introduction
 2. Manipulation techniques for vectorial optical fields
 3. Microellipsometer with rotational symmetry
 3.1. Microellipsometer with rotational symmetry
 3.2. Nulling microellipsometer with rotational symmetry
 4. Radial polarization interferometer
 5. Rapid mueller matrix polarimetry
 6. Atomic spin analyzer
 7. Summary
 References
 Chapter 7. Partially Coherent Vector Beams: From Theory to Experiment
 1. Introduction
 2. Characterizations of partially coherent vector beams
 3. Partially coherent vector beams with uniform state of polarization: theory
 3.1. Partially coherent electromagnetic Gaussian Schellmodel beam
 3.2. Tensor method for treating the paraxial propagation of partially coherent electromagnetic Gaussian Schellmodel beam
 3.3. Statistics properties of a partially coherent electromagnetic Gaussian Schellmodel beam in a Gaussian cavity
 3.4. Propagation of a partially coherent electromagnetic Gaussian Schellmodel beam in turbulent atmosphere
 3.5. Coincidence fractional Fourier transform with a partially coherent electromagnetic Gaussian Schell model beam
 3.6. Degree of paraxialily of a partially coherent electromagnetic Gaussian Schellmodel beam
 4. Partially coherent vector beams with uniform stale of polarization: experiment
 4.1. Experimental generation and measurement of a partially coherent electromagnetic beam
 4.2. Experimental coupling of a partially coherent electromagnetic Gaussian Schellmodel beam into a singlemode optical fiber
 5. Partially coherent vector beams with nonuniform state of polarization: theory
 5.1. Cylindrical vector partially coherent beam and its paraxial propagation
 5.2. Tight focusing properties of a partially coherent azimuthally polarized beam
 6. Partially coherent vector beams with nonuniform state of polarization: experiment
 7. Summary
 References
 Index