Abstract

Interference fringes are observed produced by Mie scattering of laser light from a single microstructure or from a random array of microstructures supported above a reflecting surface. These fringes are the basis of a simple interferometer which can be used to measure distances from thousands of angstroms to centimeters. The interferometer is used to measure the height of liquid above a mercury surface. Raman scattering (RS) from the liquid is measured, and an upper limit of 103 is placed on the enhancement of RS from molecules at the interface. Enhancement of RS in a wedge between mercury and solid is examined theoretically.

© 1984 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
More Like This
Surface enhancement of coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering by colloidal spheres

H. Chew, D.-S. Wang, and M. Kerker
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 1(1) 56-66 (1984)

Near-field Lorenz-Mie theory and its application to microholography

F. Slimani, G. Grehan, G. Gouesbet, and D. Allano
Appl. Opt. 23(22) 4140-4148 (1984)

Surface enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) by molecules adsorbed at spherical particles

M. Kerker, D.-S. Wang, and H. Chew
Appl. Opt. 19(19) 3373-3388 (1980)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (17)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Tables (1)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article tables are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Equations (37)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription