Journal of the European Optical Society - Rapid publications, Vol 5 (2010)

Mechanical forces exerted by a dipole emitter on an interface

D. Petrov


Mechanical forces exerted by an emitting dipole on the interface between
two media with different dielectric susceptibilities are found for different distances between the dipole and the interface. Estimations of the force are given based on known values of molecular polarizabilities for inelestic processes such as Raman scattering and fluorescence including those that occur near metal structures.

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