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Energy transfer due to evanescent fields

  1. Jun 8, 2010 #1

    When 2 bodies are close together such that their evanescent fields are interacting, what sort of energy transfer can I expect to take place between the bodies ? That is, how can I expect the energy transfer to vary with gap (i.e exponential variation? some sort of a power law? )

    There will be energy transfer due to surface polaritons - but I am more interested in energy transfer due to frequencies other than that which support surface polaritons.

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  3. Jun 13, 2010 #2
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