Abstract

Dielectric microspheres are shown to be capable of confining light in a three-dimensional region of subwavelength dimensions when they are illuminated by tightly focused Gaussian beams. We show that a simple configuration, not involving resonances, permits one to reach an effective volume as small as 0.6 (λ/n)3. It is shown that this three-dimensional confinement arises from interferences between the field scattered by the sphere and the incident Gaussian beam containing high angular components.

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2008 (9)

A. Sentenac and P. C. Chaumet, "Subdiffraction Light Focusing on a Grating Substrate," Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 013901 (2008).
[CrossRef]

D. C. Marinica, A. G. Borisov, and S. V. Shabanov, "Bound states in the continuum in photonics," Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 183902 (2008).
[CrossRef]

E. McLeod and C. B. Arnold, "Subwavelength direct-write nanopatterning using optically trapped microspheres," Nature Nanotech. 3, 413 - 417 (2008).
[CrossRef]

A. Pereira, D. Grojo, M. Chaker, P. Delaporte, D. Guay, and M. Sentis, "Laser-fabricated porous alumina membranes for the preparation of metal nanodot arrays," Small 4, 572-576 (2008)
[CrossRef]

P. Ferrand, J. Wenger, A. Devilez, M. Pianta, B. Stout, N. Bonod, E. Popov, and H. Rigneault, "Direct imaging of photonic nanojets," Opt. Express 16, 6930-6940 (2008)
[CrossRef]

J. Kasim, Y. Ting, Y. Y. Meng, L. J. Ping, A. See, L. L. Jong, and S. Z. Xiang, "Near-field Raman imaging using optically trapped dielectric microsphere," Opt. Express 16, 7976 - 7984 (2008).
[CrossRef]

S.-C. Kong, A. Sahakian, A. Taflove, and V. Backman, "Photonic nanojet-enabled optical data storage," Opt. Express 16, 13713 - 13719 (2008).
[CrossRef]

A. Devilez, B. Stout, N. Bonod, and E. Popov, "Spectral analysis of three-dimensional photonic jets," Opt. Express 16, 14200 - 14212 (2008).
[CrossRef]

D. Gérard, J. Wenger, A. Devilez, D. Gachet, B. Stout, N. Bonod, E. Popov, and H. Rigneault, "Strong electromagnetic confinement near dielectric microspheres to enhance single-molecule fluorescence," Opt. Express 16, 15297 - 15303 (2008).
[CrossRef]

2007 (2)

K. J. Yi, H. Wang, and Y. F. Lu, Z. Y. Yang, "Enhanced Raman scattering by self-assembled silica spherical microparticles," J. Appl. Phys. 101, 063528 (2007).
[CrossRef]

J.-C. Weeber, A. Bouhelier, G. Colas des Francs, L. Markey, and A. Dereux, "Submicrometer In-Plane Integrated Surface Plasmon Cavities," Nano Lett. 7, 1352-1359 (2007).
[CrossRef]

2006 (3)

P. Anger, P. Bharadwaj, and L. Novotny, "Enhancement and Quenching of Single-Molecule Fluorescence," Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 113002 (2006).
[CrossRef]

J. Kofler and N. Arnold, "Axially symmetric focusing as a cuspoid diffraction catastrophe: scalar and vector cases and comparison with the theory of Mie," Phys. Rev. B. 73, 235401 (2006).
[CrossRef]

S. Noda, "Seeking the ultimate nanolaser," Science 314, 260-261 (2006).
[CrossRef]

2005 (5)

2004 (1)

2003 (1)

B. S. Luk’yanchuk, N. Arnold, S. M. Huang, Z. B. Wang, and M. H. Hong, "Three-dimensional effects in dry laser cleaning," Appl. Phys. A: Mater. Sci. Process. 77, 209-215 (2003).

2002 (2)

K. Piglmayer, R. Denk, and D. Bäuerle, "Laser-induced surface patterning by means of microspheres," Appl. Phys. Lett. 80, 4693-4695 (2002).
[CrossRef]

B. Stout, J.-C. Auger, and J. Lafait, "A transfert matrix approach to local field calculations in multiple-scattering problems," J. Mod. Opt. 49, 2129 - 2152 (2002).
[CrossRef]

2001 (1)

M. Mosbacher, H.-J. Münzer, J. Zimmermann, J. Solis, J. Boneberg, and P. Leiderer, "Optical field enhancement effects in laser-assisted particle removal," Appl. Phys. A: Mater. Sci. Process. 72, 41-44 (2001).
[CrossRef]

1997 (1)

S. Nie and S. R. Emory, "Probing single molecules and single nanoparticles by surface-enhanced Raman scattering," Science 275, 1102 (1997).
[CrossRef]

1978 (1)

L. W. Davis, "Theory of electromagnetic beams," Phys. Rev. A 19, 1177 - 1179 (1978).
[CrossRef]

Anger, P.

P. Anger, P. Bharadwaj, and L. Novotny, "Enhancement and Quenching of Single-Molecule Fluorescence," Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 113002 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Arnold, C. B.

E. McLeod and C. B. Arnold, "Subwavelength direct-write nanopatterning using optically trapped microspheres," Nature Nanotech. 3, 413 - 417 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Arnold, N.

J. Kofler and N. Arnold, "Axially symmetric focusing as a cuspoid diffraction catastrophe: scalar and vector cases and comparison with the theory of Mie," Phys. Rev. B. 73, 235401 (2006).
[CrossRef]

B. S. Luk’yanchuk, N. Arnold, S. M. Huang, Z. B. Wang, and M. H. Hong, "Three-dimensional effects in dry laser cleaning," Appl. Phys. A: Mater. Sci. Process. 77, 209-215 (2003).

Auger, J.-C.

B. Stout, J.-C. Auger, and J. Lafait, "A transfert matrix approach to local field calculations in multiple-scattering problems," J. Mod. Opt. 49, 2129 - 2152 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Backman, V.

Bäuerle, D.

K. Piglmayer, R. Denk, and D. Bäuerle, "Laser-induced surface patterning by means of microspheres," Appl. Phys. Lett. 80, 4693-4695 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Bharadwaj, P.

P. Anger, P. Bharadwaj, and L. Novotny, "Enhancement and Quenching of Single-Molecule Fluorescence," Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 113002 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Boneberg, J.

M. Mosbacher, H.-J. Münzer, J. Zimmermann, J. Solis, J. Boneberg, and P. Leiderer, "Optical field enhancement effects in laser-assisted particle removal," Appl. Phys. A: Mater. Sci. Process. 72, 41-44 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Bonod, N.

Borisov, A. G.

D. C. Marinica, A. G. Borisov, and S. V. Shabanov, "Bound states in the continuum in photonics," Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 183902 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Bouhelier, A.

J.-C. Weeber, A. Bouhelier, G. Colas des Francs, L. Markey, and A. Dereux, "Submicrometer In-Plane Integrated Surface Plasmon Cavities," Nano Lett. 7, 1352-1359 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Capoulade, J.

H. Rigneault, J. Capoulade, J. Dintinger, J. Wenger, N. Bonod, E. Popov, T. W. Ebbesen, and P. F. Lenne, "Enhancement of single-molecule fluorescence detection in subwavelength apertures," Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 117401 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Chaker, M.

A. Pereira, D. Grojo, M. Chaker, P. Delaporte, D. Guay, and M. Sentis, "Laser-fabricated porous alumina membranes for the preparation of metal nanodot arrays," Small 4, 572-576 (2008)
[CrossRef]

Challener, W. A.

Chaumet, P. C.

A. Sentenac and P. C. Chaumet, "Subdiffraction Light Focusing on a Grating Substrate," Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 013901 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Chen, Z.

Davis, L. W.

L. W. Davis, "Theory of electromagnetic beams," Phys. Rev. A 19, 1177 - 1179 (1978).
[CrossRef]

Delaporte, P.

A. Pereira, D. Grojo, M. Chaker, P. Delaporte, D. Guay, and M. Sentis, "Laser-fabricated porous alumina membranes for the preparation of metal nanodot arrays," Small 4, 572-576 (2008)
[CrossRef]

Denk, R.

K. Piglmayer, R. Denk, and D. Bäuerle, "Laser-induced surface patterning by means of microspheres," Appl. Phys. Lett. 80, 4693-4695 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Devilez, A.

Dintinger, J.

H. Rigneault, J. Capoulade, J. Dintinger, J. Wenger, N. Bonod, E. Popov, T. W. Ebbesen, and P. F. Lenne, "Enhancement of single-molecule fluorescence detection in subwavelength apertures," Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 117401 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Ebbesen, T. W.

H. Rigneault, J. Capoulade, J. Dintinger, J. Wenger, N. Bonod, E. Popov, T. W. Ebbesen, and P. F. Lenne, "Enhancement of single-molecule fluorescence detection in subwavelength apertures," Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 117401 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Emory, S. R.

S. Nie and S. R. Emory, "Probing single molecules and single nanoparticles by surface-enhanced Raman scattering," Science 275, 1102 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Ferrand, P.

Gachet, D.

Gérard, D.

Grojo, D.

A. Pereira, D. Grojo, M. Chaker, P. Delaporte, D. Guay, and M. Sentis, "Laser-fabricated porous alumina membranes for the preparation of metal nanodot arrays," Small 4, 572-576 (2008)
[CrossRef]

Guay, D.

A. Pereira, D. Grojo, M. Chaker, P. Delaporte, D. Guay, and M. Sentis, "Laser-fabricated porous alumina membranes for the preparation of metal nanodot arrays," Small 4, 572-576 (2008)
[CrossRef]

Hong, M. H.

B. S. Luk’yanchuk, N. Arnold, S. M. Huang, Z. B. Wang, and M. H. Hong, "Three-dimensional effects in dry laser cleaning," Appl. Phys. A: Mater. Sci. Process. 77, 209-215 (2003).

Huang, S. M.

B. S. Luk’yanchuk, N. Arnold, S. M. Huang, Z. B. Wang, and M. H. Hong, "Three-dimensional effects in dry laser cleaning," Appl. Phys. A: Mater. Sci. Process. 77, 209-215 (2003).

Itagi, A. V.

Jong, L. L.

Kasim, J.

Kofler, J.

J. Kofler and N. Arnold, "Axially symmetric focusing as a cuspoid diffraction catastrophe: scalar and vector cases and comparison with the theory of Mie," Phys. Rev. B. 73, 235401 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Kong, S.-C.

Lafait, J.

B. Stout, J.-C. Auger, and J. Lafait, "A transfert matrix approach to local field calculations in multiple-scattering problems," J. Mod. Opt. 49, 2129 - 2152 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Lecler, S.

Leiderer, P.

M. Mosbacher, H.-J. Münzer, J. Zimmermann, J. Solis, J. Boneberg, and P. Leiderer, "Optical field enhancement effects in laser-assisted particle removal," Appl. Phys. A: Mater. Sci. Process. 72, 41-44 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Lenne, P.F.

H. Rigneault, J. Capoulade, J. Dintinger, J. Wenger, N. Bonod, E. Popov, T. W. Ebbesen, and P. F. Lenne, "Enhancement of single-molecule fluorescence detection in subwavelength apertures," Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 117401 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Li, X.

Lu, Y. F.

K. J. Yi, H. Wang, and Y. F. Lu, Z. Y. Yang, "Enhanced Raman scattering by self-assembled silica spherical microparticles," J. Appl. Phys. 101, 063528 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Luk’yanchuk, B. S.

B. S. Luk’yanchuk, N. Arnold, S. M. Huang, Z. B. Wang, and M. H. Hong, "Three-dimensional effects in dry laser cleaning," Appl. Phys. A: Mater. Sci. Process. 77, 209-215 (2003).

Marinica, D. C.

D. C. Marinica, A. G. Borisov, and S. V. Shabanov, "Bound states in the continuum in photonics," Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 183902 (2008).
[CrossRef]

McLeod, E.

E. McLeod and C. B. Arnold, "Subwavelength direct-write nanopatterning using optically trapped microspheres," Nature Nanotech. 3, 413 - 417 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Meng, Y. Y.

Meyrueis, P.

Mosbacher, M.

M. Mosbacher, H.-J. Münzer, J. Zimmermann, J. Solis, J. Boneberg, and P. Leiderer, "Optical field enhancement effects in laser-assisted particle removal," Appl. Phys. A: Mater. Sci. Process. 72, 41-44 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Münzer, H.-J.

M. Mosbacher, H.-J. Münzer, J. Zimmermann, J. Solis, J. Boneberg, and P. Leiderer, "Optical field enhancement effects in laser-assisted particle removal," Appl. Phys. A: Mater. Sci. Process. 72, 41-44 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Neviere, M.

Nie, S.

S. Nie and S. R. Emory, "Probing single molecules and single nanoparticles by surface-enhanced Raman scattering," Science 275, 1102 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Noda, S.

S. Noda, "Seeking the ultimate nanolaser," Science 314, 260-261 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Novotny, L.

P. Anger, P. Bharadwaj, and L. Novotny, "Enhancement and Quenching of Single-Molecule Fluorescence," Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 113002 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Pereira, A.

A. Pereira, D. Grojo, M. Chaker, P. Delaporte, D. Guay, and M. Sentis, "Laser-fabricated porous alumina membranes for the preparation of metal nanodot arrays," Small 4, 572-576 (2008)
[CrossRef]

Pianta, M.

Piglmayer, K.

K. Piglmayer, R. Denk, and D. Bäuerle, "Laser-induced surface patterning by means of microspheres," Appl. Phys. Lett. 80, 4693-4695 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Ping, L. J.

Popov, E.

Rigneault, H.

Sahakian, A.

See, A.

Sentenac, A.

A. Sentenac and P. C. Chaumet, "Subdiffraction Light Focusing on a Grating Substrate," Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 013901 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Sentis, M.

A. Pereira, D. Grojo, M. Chaker, P. Delaporte, D. Guay, and M. Sentis, "Laser-fabricated porous alumina membranes for the preparation of metal nanodot arrays," Small 4, 572-576 (2008)
[CrossRef]

Shabanov, S. V.

D. C. Marinica, A. G. Borisov, and S. V. Shabanov, "Bound states in the continuum in photonics," Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 183902 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Solis, J.

M. Mosbacher, H.-J. Münzer, J. Zimmermann, J. Solis, J. Boneberg, and P. Leiderer, "Optical field enhancement effects in laser-assisted particle removal," Appl. Phys. A: Mater. Sci. Process. 72, 41-44 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Stout, B.

Taflove, A.

Takakura, Y.

Ting, Y.

Wang, H.

K. J. Yi, H. Wang, and Y. F. Lu, Z. Y. Yang, "Enhanced Raman scattering by self-assembled silica spherical microparticles," J. Appl. Phys. 101, 063528 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Wang, Z. B.

B. S. Luk’yanchuk, N. Arnold, S. M. Huang, Z. B. Wang, and M. H. Hong, "Three-dimensional effects in dry laser cleaning," Appl. Phys. A: Mater. Sci. Process. 77, 209-215 (2003).

Weeber, J.-C.

J.-C. Weeber, A. Bouhelier, G. Colas des Francs, L. Markey, and A. Dereux, "Submicrometer In-Plane Integrated Surface Plasmon Cavities," Nano Lett. 7, 1352-1359 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Wenger, J.

Xiang, S. Z.

Yang, Z. Y.

K. J. Yi, H. Wang, and Y. F. Lu, Z. Y. Yang, "Enhanced Raman scattering by self-assembled silica spherical microparticles," J. Appl. Phys. 101, 063528 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Yi, K. J.

K. J. Yi, H. Wang, and Y. F. Lu, Z. Y. Yang, "Enhanced Raman scattering by self-assembled silica spherical microparticles," J. Appl. Phys. 101, 063528 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Zimmermann, J.

M. Mosbacher, H.-J. Münzer, J. Zimmermann, J. Solis, J. Boneberg, and P. Leiderer, "Optical field enhancement effects in laser-assisted particle removal," Appl. Phys. A: Mater. Sci. Process. 72, 41-44 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Phys. A: Mater. Sci. Process. (2)

M. Mosbacher, H.-J. Münzer, J. Zimmermann, J. Solis, J. Boneberg, and P. Leiderer, "Optical field enhancement effects in laser-assisted particle removal," Appl. Phys. A: Mater. Sci. Process. 72, 41-44 (2001).
[CrossRef]

B. S. Luk’yanchuk, N. Arnold, S. M. Huang, Z. B. Wang, and M. H. Hong, "Three-dimensional effects in dry laser cleaning," Appl. Phys. A: Mater. Sci. Process. 77, 209-215 (2003).

Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

K. Piglmayer, R. Denk, and D. Bäuerle, "Laser-induced surface patterning by means of microspheres," Appl. Phys. Lett. 80, 4693-4695 (2002).
[CrossRef]

J. Appl. Phys. (1)

K. J. Yi, H. Wang, and Y. F. Lu, Z. Y. Yang, "Enhanced Raman scattering by self-assembled silica spherical microparticles," J. Appl. Phys. 101, 063528 (2007).
[CrossRef]

J. Mod. Opt. (1)

B. Stout, J.-C. Auger, and J. Lafait, "A transfert matrix approach to local field calculations in multiple-scattering problems," J. Mod. Opt. 49, 2129 - 2152 (2002).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. A (2)

Nano Lett. (1)

J.-C. Weeber, A. Bouhelier, G. Colas des Francs, L. Markey, and A. Dereux, "Submicrometer In-Plane Integrated Surface Plasmon Cavities," Nano Lett. 7, 1352-1359 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Nature nanotechnology (1)

E. McLeod and C. B. Arnold, "Subwavelength direct-write nanopatterning using optically trapped microspheres," Nature Nanotech. 3, 413 - 417 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express (7)

Opt. Lett. (1)

Phys. Rev. A (1)

L. W. Davis, "Theory of electromagnetic beams," Phys. Rev. A 19, 1177 - 1179 (1978).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Rev. B. (1)

J. Kofler and N. Arnold, "Axially symmetric focusing as a cuspoid diffraction catastrophe: scalar and vector cases and comparison with the theory of Mie," Phys. Rev. B. 73, 235401 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Rev. Lett. (4)

A. Sentenac and P. C. Chaumet, "Subdiffraction Light Focusing on a Grating Substrate," Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 013901 (2008).
[CrossRef]

D. C. Marinica, A. G. Borisov, and S. V. Shabanov, "Bound states in the continuum in photonics," Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 183902 (2008).
[CrossRef]

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