Journal Publications


[96] G.F. Wu and T.D. Visser
"Correlation of intensity fluctuations in beams generated by quasi-homogeneous sources"
Journal of the Optical Society of America A, vol. 31, in print (2014).

[95] A.T. Friberg and T.D. Visser
"Scintillation of electromagnetic beams generated by quasi-homogeneous sources"
Submitted (2014).

[94] G.F. Wu and T.D. Visser
"Hanbury Brown-Twiss effect with partially coherent electromagnetic beams"
Optics Letters, vol. 39, pp. 2561-2564 (2014).
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[93] X. Pang, D.G. Fischer and T.D. Visser
"Wavefront spacing and the Gouy phase in presence of primary spherical aberration''
Optics Letters, vol. 39, pp. 88-91 (2014).
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[92] S.B. Raghunathan, H.F. Schouten, W. Ubachs, B. Ea Kim, C.H. Gan and T.D. Visser
"Dynamic beam steering from a subwavelength slit by selective excitation of guided modes"
Physical Review Letters, vol. 111, 153901 (2013).
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[91] X. Pang and T.D. Visser
"Manifestation of the Gouy phase in strongly focused, radially polarized beams''
Optics Express, vol. 21, pp. 8331-8341 (2013).
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[90] S.B. Raghunathan, H.F. Schouten and T.D. Visser
"Topological reactions of correlation functions in partially coherent electromagnetic beams''
Journal of the Optical Society of America A, vol. 30, pp. 582-588 (2013).
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[89] S.B. Raghunathan, T.D. Visser and E. Wolf
"Far-zone properties of partially coherent electromagnetic beams"
Optics Communications, vol. 295, pp. 11-16 (2013).
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[88] S.B. Raghunathan, H.F. Schouten and T.D. Visser
"Correlation singularities in partially coherent electromagnetic beams"
Optics Letters, vol. 37, pp. 4179-4181 (2012).
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[87] D. Kuebel, T.D. Visser, and E. Wolf
"Application of the Hanbury Brown-Twiss effect to scattering from quasi-homogeneous media"
Optics Communications, vol. 294, pp. 43-48 (2013).
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[86] S.B. Raghunathan, C.H. Gan, T. van Dijk, B. Ea Kim, H.F. Schouten, W. Ubachs, P. Lalanne and T.D. Visser
"Plasmon switching: observation of dynamic surface plasmon steering by selective mode excitation in a sub-wavelength slit"
Optics Express, vol. 20, pp. 15326-15335 (2012).
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[85] X. Pang, D.G. Fischer and T.D. Visser
"A generalized Gouy phase for focused partially coherent light and its implications for interferometry"
Journal of the Optical Society of America A, vol. 29, pp. 989-993. (2012).
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[84] C.H. Gan, Y. Gu, T.D. Visser and G. Gbur
"Coherence converting plasmonic hole arrays"
Plasmonics, vol. 7, pp. 313-322 (2012).
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[83] D.G. Fischer, T. van Dijk, T.D. Visser and E. Wolf
"Coherence effects in Mie scattering"
Journal of the Optical Society of America A, vol. 29, pp. 78-84 (2012).
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[82] X. Pang, G. Gbur and T.D. Visser
"The Gouy phase of Airy beams"
Optics Letters, vol. 36, pp. 2492-2494 (2011).
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[81] X. Pang, T.D. Visser and E. Wolf
"Phase anomaly and phase singularities of the field in the focal region of a high-numerical aperture system"
Optics Communications, vol. 284, pp. 5517-5522 (2011).
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[80] S.B. Raghunathan, T. van Dijk, E.J.G. Peterman and T.D. Visser
"Experimental demonstration of an intensity minimum at the focus of a laser beam created by spatial coherence:
Application to optical trapping of dielectric particles"
Optics Letters, vol. 35, pp. 4166-4168 (2010).
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[79] T. van Dijk, H.F. Schouten and T.D. Visser
"Geometric interpretation of the Pancharatnam connection and non-cyclic polarization changes"
Journal of the Optical Society of America A, vol. 27, pp. 1972-1976 (2010).
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[78] G. Gbur and T.D. Visser
"The structure of partially coherent fields"
Progress in Optics, vol. 55 (E. Wolf, ed.), pp. 285-341, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2010.
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[77] T. van Dijk, D.G. Fischer, T.D. Visser and E. Wolf
"Effects of spatial coherence on the angular distribution of radiant intensity generated by scattering on a sphere"
Physical Review Letters, vol. 104, 173902 (2010).
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[76] T. van Dijk, H.F. Schouten, W. Ubachs and T.D. Visser
"The Pancharatnam-Berry phase for non-cyclic polarization changes"
Optics Express, vol. 18, pp. 10796-10804 (2010).
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[75] T.D. Visser and E. Wolf
"The origin of the Gouy phase anomaly and its generalization to astigmatic wavefields"
Optics Communications, vol. 283, pp. 3371-3375 (2010).
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[74] T.D. Visser, D. Kuebel, M. Lahiri, T. Shirai and E. Wolf
"Unpolarized light beams with different coherence properties"
Jnl. of Modern Optics, vol. 56, pp. 1369-1374 (2009).
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[73] R.W. Schoonover and T.D. Visser
"Creating polarization singularities with an N-pinhole interferometer"
Physical Review A, vol. 79, 043809 (2009).
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[72] T.D. Visser
"Whose Golden Rule is it anyway?"
American Journal of Physics, vol. 77, p. 487 (2009).
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[71] T. van Dijk, H.F. Schouten and T.D. Visser
"Coherence singularities in the far field generated by partially coherent sources"
Physical Review A, vol. 79, 033805 (2009).
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[70] T. van Dijk and T.D. Visser
"Evolution of singularities in a partially coherent vortex beam"
Jnl. of the Optical Society of America A, vol. 26, pp. 741-744 (2009).
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[69] H.F. Schouten and T.D. Visser
"On the role of correlation functions in the theory of optical wave fields"
American Journal of Physics, vol. 76, pp. 867-871 (2008).
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[68] T. van Dijk, G. Gbur and T.D. Visser
"Shaping the focal intensity distribution using spatial coherence"
Jnl. of the Optical Society of America A, vol. 25, pp. 575-581 (2008).
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[67] C.H. Gan, G. Gbur and T.D. Visser
"A new role for surface plasmons"
In: What's New in Optics?, in Optics and Photonics News, p. 32, December issue (2007).
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[66] O. Korotkova, T.D. Visser and E. Wolf
"Polarization properties of stochastic electromagnetic beams''
Optics Communications, vol. 281, pp. 515-520 (2008).
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[65] C.H. Gan, G. Gbur and T.D. Visser
"Surface plasmons modulate the spatial coherence of light in Young's interference experiment''
Physical Review Letters, vol. 98, 043908 (2007).
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[64] T.D. Visser and R.W. Schoonover
"A cascade of singular field patterns in Young's interference experiment''
Optics Communications, vol. 281, pp. 1-6 (2008).
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[63] N. Kuzmin, G.W. 't Hooft, E.R. Eliel, G. Gbur, H.F. Schouten and T.D. Visser
"Enhancement of spatial coherence by surface plasmons"
Optics Letters, vol. 32, pp. 445-447 (2007).
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[62] R.W. Schoonover and T.D. Visser
"The power radiated by two correlated sources''
Optics Communications, vol. 271, pp. 323-326 (2007).
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[61] T.D. Visser
"Plasmons at work?'', Invited comment,
Nature Physics, vol. 2, pp. 509-510 (2006).
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[60] R.W. Schoonover and T.D. Visser
"Polarization singularities of focused, radially polarized fields''
Optics Express, vol. 14, pp. 5733-5745 (2006).
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[59] D.W. Diehl, R.W. Schoonover and T.D. Visser
"The structure of focused, radially polarized fields''
Optics Express, vol. 14, pp. 3030-3038 (2006).
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[58] T.D. Visser, D.G. Fischer and E. Wolf
"Scattering of light from quasi-homogeneous sources by quasi-homogeneous media,''
Jnl. of the Optical Society of America A, vol. 23, pp. 1631-1638 (2006).
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[57] G. Gbur and T.D. Visser
"Phase singularities and coherence vortices in linear optical systems,''
Optics Communications, vol. 259, pp. 428-435 (2006).
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[56] T.D. Visser
"Young's interference experiment: the long and short of it."
Book chapter in: Tribute to Emil Wolf: Science and Engineering Legacy of Physical Optics,
T.P. Jannson (ed.) (SPIE, Bellingham, 2005).
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[55] G. Gbur, H.F. Schouten and T.D. Visser
"Achieving superresolution in near-field optical data readout systems using surface plasmons,"
Applied Physics Letters, vol. 87, 191109 (2005).
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[54] T.D. Visser and J.T. Foley
"On the wavefront-spacing of focused, radially polarized beams,"
Jnl. of the Optical Society of America A, vol. 22, pp. 2527-2531 (2005).
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[53] H.F. Schouten, N. Kuzmin, G. Dubois, T.D. Visser, G. Gbur,
P.F.A. Alkemade, H. Blok, G.W. 't Hooft, D. Lenstra and E.R. Eliel
"Plasmon-assisted two-slit transmission: Young's experiment revisited,"
Physical Review Letters, vol. 94, 053901 (2005).
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[52] Y. Li, E. Wolf, G. Gbur and T.D. Visser
Reply to comment: "Optimum depth of the information pit on the data surface of a compact disk,"
Jnl. of Modern Optics, vol. 51, pp. 779-781 (2004)
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[51] H.F. Schouten, T.D. Visser, G. Gbur, D. Lenstra and H. Blok
"On the connection between phase singularities and the radiation pattern of a slit in a metal plate,"
Physical Review Letters, vol. 93, 173901 (2004).
This article was selected for publication in the
Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, vol. 10, issue 18, November 1 (2004).
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[50] H.F. Schouten, T.D. Visser and D. Lenstra
"Optical vortices near sub-wavelength structures,"
Jnl. of Optics B, vol. 6, pp. S404-S409 (2004)
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[49] D.G. Fischer and T.D. Visser
"Spatial correlation properties of focused partially coherent light",
Jnl. of the Optical Society of America A, vol. 21, pp. 2097-2102 (2004).
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[48] D.W. Diehl and T.D. Visser
"Phase singularities of the longitudinal field components in high-aperture systems,"
Jnl. of the Optical Society of America A, vol. 21, pp. 2103-2108 (2004).
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[47] T.D. Visser
"Detecting the colours of darkness", Invited comment,
Physics World, p. 20, February 2004.
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[46] G. Gbur, T.D. Visser and E. Wolf
"Hidden singularities in partially coherent and polychromatic wavefields,"
Jnl. of Optics A, vol. 6, pp. S239-S242 (2004).
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[45] G. Gbur, T.D. Visser and E. Wolf
"Complete destructive interference of partially coherent fields,"
Optics Communications, vol. 239, pp. 15-23 (2004).
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[44] G.S. Agarwal, A. Dogariu, T.D. Visser and E. Wolf
"Generation of complete coherence in Young's interference experiment with random,
mutually uncorrelated electromagnetic beams,"
Optics Letters, vol. 30, pp. 120-122 (2005).
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[43] H.F. Schouten, T.D. Visser, G. Gbur, D. Lenstra and H. Blok
"Phase singularities and enhanced transmission it a sub-wavelength slit,"
In: What's New in Optics?, in Optics and Photonics News, December issue, p. 23 (2003).
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[42] H.F. Schouten, T.D. Visser, G. Gbur, D. Lenstra and H. Blok
"Diffraction of light by narrow slits in plates of different materials,"
Journal of Optics A, vol. 6, pp. S277-S280 (2004).
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[41] G. Gbur and T.D. Visser
"Coherence vortices in partially coherent beams,"
Optics Communications, vol. 222, pp. 117-125 (2003).
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[40] G. Gbur and T.D. Visser
"Can spatial coherence effects produce a local minimum of intensity at focus?",
Optics Letters, vol. 28, pp. 1627-1629 (2003).
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[39] H.F. Schouten, T.D. Visser and E. Wolf
"New effects in Young's interference experiment with partially coherent light,"
Optics Letters, vol. 28, pp. 1182-1184 (2003).
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[38] T.D. Visser and E. Wolf,
"Spectral anomalies near phase singularities in partially coherent focused wavefields,"
Journal of Optics A vol. 5, pp. 371-373 (2003).
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[37] H.F. Schouten, G. Gbur, T.D. Visser and E. Wolf
"Phase singularities of the coherence functions in Young's interference pattern,"
Optics Letters, vol. 28, pp. 968-970 (2003).
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[36] H.F. Schouten, T.D. Visser, D. Lenstra and H. Blok
"Light transmission through a sub-wavelength slit: waveguiding and optical vortices,"
Physical Review E, vol. 67, 036608 (2003).
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[35] H.F. Schouten, G. Gbur, T.D. Visser, D. Lenstra and H. Blok
"Creation and annihilation of phase singularities near a sub-wavelength slit,"
Optics Express, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 371-380 (2003).
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[34] G. Gbur, T.D. Visser and E. Wolf
"Singular optics with polychromatic light,"
In: What's New in Optics?, in Optics and Photonics News, December issue, p. 56 (2002).
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[33] T.D. Visser, G. Gbur and E. Wolf
"Effect of the state of coherence on the three-dimensional spectral intensity distribution near focus,"
Optics Communications, vol. 213, pp. 13-19 (2002).
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[32] G. Gbur, T.D. Visser and E. Wolf
"Singular behavior of the spectrum in the focal region,"
Jnl. of the Optical Society of America A, vol.19, pp. 1694-1700 (2002).
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[31] G. Gbur, T.D. Visser and E. Wolf
"Anomalous behaviour of spectra near phase singularities of focused waves,"
Physical Review Letters, vol. 88, issue 1, 013901 (2002).
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[30] A.T. Friberg, T.D. Visser, W. Wang and E. Wolf
"Focal shifts of converging diffracted waves of arbitrary state of coherence,"
Optics Communications, vol. 196, pp. 1-7 (2001).
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[29] T.D. Visser, A.T. Friberg and E. Wolf
"Phase-space inequality for partially coherent optical beams,"
Optics Communications, vol. 187, pp. 1-6 (2001).
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[28] S.H. Wiersma, T.D. Visser, and A.T. de Hoop
"Reflection-induced spectral changes of the pulsed radiation emitted by a point source,"
Physical Review E., vol. 63, 046603 (2001).
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[27] P.S. Carney, D.G. Fischer, J.T. Foley, A.T. Friberg, A.V. Shchegrov, T.D. Visser and E. Wolf
"Comment on: Evanescent waves do contribute to the far field,"
Jnl. of Modern Optics, vol. 47, pp. 757-758 (2000).
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[26] Ari T. Friberg, Taco D. Visser and Emil Wolf
"A reciprocity inequality for Gaussian Schell-model beams and some of it consequences,"
Optics Letters, vol. 25, pp. 366-368 (2000).
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[25] T.D. Visser and S.H. Wiersma
"Electromagnetic description of the image formation in confocal microscopy,"
Jnl. of the Optical Society of America A, vol. 11, pp. 599-608 (1994).
Reprinted in Selected Papers on Electromagnetic Fields in the Focal Region, SPIE Milestones Series, vol. MS 168,
J.J. Stamnes (ed.), (SPIE, Bellingham, 2000).
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[24] T.D. Visser and S.H. Wiersma
"Diffraction of converging electromagnetic waves,"
Jnl. of the Optical Society of America A, vol. 9, pp. 2034-2047 (1992).
Reprinted in Selected Papers on Electromagnetic Fields in the Focal Region, SPIE Milestones Series, vol. MS 168,
J.J. Stamnes (ed.), (SPIE, Bellingham, 2000).
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[23] T.D. Visser and S.H. Wiersma
"Spherical aberration and the electromagnetic field in high aperture systems,"
Jnl. of the Optical Society of America A, vol. 8, pp. 1404-1410 (1991).
Reprinted in Selected Papers on Electromagnetic Fields in the Focal Region, SPIE Milestones Series, vol. MS 168,
J.J. Stamnes (ed.), (SPIE, Bellingham, 2000).
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[22] T.D. Visser, H. Blok and D. Lenstra
"Theory of polarization-dependent amplification in a slab waveguide with anisotropic gain and losses,"
IEEE-Jnl. of Quantum Electronics, vol. 35, pp. 240-249 (1999).
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[21] T.D. Visser and E. Wolf
"Potential scattering with field discontinuities at the boundaries,"
Physical Review E, vol. 59, pp. 2355-2361 (1999).
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[20] T.D. Visser, P.S. Carney and E. Wolf
"Remarks on boundary conditions for scalar scattering,"
Physics Letters A, vol. 249, pp. 243-247 (1998).
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[19] S.H. Wiersma, T.D. Visser and P. Torok
"Annular focusing through a dielectric interface: scanning and confining the intensity,"
Pure and Applied Optics, vol. 7, pp. 1237-1248 (1998).
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[18] S.H. Wiersma, T.D. Visser and P. Torok
"Focusing through an interface: scanning and localizing the intensity,"
Optics Letters, vol. 23, pp. 415-417 (1998).
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[17] T.D. Visser, H. Blok, B. Demeulenaere and D. Lenstra
``Confinement factors and gain in optical amplifiers,"
IEEE Jnl. of Quantum Electronics, vol. 33, pp. 1763-1766 (1997).
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[16] T.D. Visser and E. Wolf
``Scattering in the presence of field discontinuities at boundaries,"
Physics Letters A, vol. 234, pp. 1-4 (1997).
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[15] S.H. Wiersma, P. Torok, T.D. Visser and P. Varga
"Comparison of different theories for focusing through a plane interface,"
Jnl. of the Optical Society of America A, vol. 14, pp. 1482-1490 (1997).
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[14] J. Haes, B. Demeulenare, T.D. Visser, D. Lenstra, H. Blok and R. Baets
"Difference between TE and TM modal gain in amplifying waveguides:
analysis and assesment of two perturbation approaches,"
Jnl. of Optical and Quantum Electronics, vol. 29, pp. 263-273 (1997).
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[13] T.D. Visser, J.L. Oud and G.J. Brakenhoff
"Refractive index and axial distance measurements in 3-D microscopy,"
Optik, vol. 90, pp. 17-19 (1992).
Reprinted in Selected Papers on Confocal Microscopy, SPIE Milestone series, vol. MS 131,
B.R. Masters (ed.), (SPIE, Bellingham, 1996).
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[12] T.D. Visser, B. Demeulenaere, J. Haes, D. Lenstra, R. Baets and H. Blok and D. Lenstra
"Confinement and modal gain in dielectric waveguides,"
Jnl. of Lightwave Technology, vol. 14, pp. 885-887 (1996).
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[11] S.H. Wiersma and T.D. Visser
"Defocusing of a converging electromagnetic wave by a plane dielectric interface,"
Jnl. of the Optical Society of America A, vol. 13, pp. 320-325 (1996).
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[10] T.D. Visser, H. Blok and D. Lenstra
"Modal analysis of a planar waveguide with gain and losses,"
IEEE Jnl. of Quantum Electronics, vol. 31, pp. 1803-1810 (1995).
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[9] K. Visscher, G.J. Brakenhoff and T.D. Visser
"Fluorescence saturation in confocal microscopy,"
J. Microscopy, vol. 175, pp. 162-165 (1994).
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[8] T.D. Visser and J.L. Oud
"Volume measurements in three-dimensional microscopy,"
Scanning, vol. 16, pp. 198-200 (1994).
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[7] T.D. Visser and S.H. Wiersma
"Electromagnetic description of the image formation in confocal microscopy,"
Jnl. of the Optical Society of America A, vol. 11, pp. 599-608 (1994).
Click here for the PDF file.

[6] T.D. Visser and S.H. Wiersma
"Diffraction of converging electromagnetic waves,"
Jnl. of the Optical Society of America A, vol. 9, pp. 2034-2047 (1992).
Click here for the PDF file.

[5] T.D. Visser, J.L. Oud and G.J. Brakenhoff
"Refractive index and axial distance measurements in 3-D microscopy,"
Optik, vol. 90, pp. 17-19 (1992).
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[4] T.D. Visser, G.J. Brakenhoff and F.C.A. Groen
"The one-point fluorescence response in confocal microscopy,"
Optik, vol. 87, pp. 39-40 (1991).
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[3] T.D. Visser, F.C.A. Groen and G.J. Brakenhoff
"Absorption and scattering correction in fluorescence confocal microscopy,"
J. Microscopy, vol. 163, pp. 189-200 (1991).
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[2] T.D. Visser and S.H. Wiersma
"Spherical aberration and the electromagnetic field in high aperture systems,"
Jnl. of the Optical Society of America A, vol. 8, pp. 1404-1410 (1991).
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[1] K.J.F. Gaemers and T.D. Visser
"Deviations from exponential decay in quantum mechanics,"
Physica A, vol. 153, pp. 234-251 (1988).
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