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Quantitative determination of the 3D dipole orientation of single molecules

  • A. DébarreEmail author
  • R. Jaffiol
  • C. Julien
  • D. Nutarelli
  • A. Richard
  • P. Tchénio
  • F. Chaput
  • J.-P. Boilot
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Abstract.

Recently, different approaches have been implemented to detect single molecules with an optical dipole out of the sample plane. Principles to solve this problem of general interest have been laid but no detailed analysis has been performed to date. This paper is devoted to a quantitative analysis of the dipole orientation of out of plane molecules that we have detected by amplitude and phase masking of the input beam. The accuracy of the orientation is discussed.

Keywords

Quantitative Analysis Detailed Analysis Quantitative Determination Single Molecule Sample Plane 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Débarre
    • 1
    Email author
  • R. Jaffiol
    • 1
  • C. Julien
    • 1
  • D. Nutarelli
    • 1
  • A. Richard
    • 1
  • P. Tchénio
    • 1
  • F. Chaput
    • 2
  • J.-P. Boilot
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratoire Aimé CottonUPR 3321 du CNRSOrsay CedexFrance
  2. 2.Groupe de Chimie du Solide, Physique de la Matiére CondenséeUMR 7643 du CNRS, École PolytechniquePalaiseau CedexFrance

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