We derive the analytic singular value decomposition of the linearized scattering operator for scalar waves. This representation leads to a robust inversion formula for the inverse scattering problem in the near zone. Applications to near-field optics are described.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Applied Physics Letters|
|State||Published - Oct 30 2000|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)