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Modulation of optical spatial coherence by surface plasmon polaritons. / Divitt, Shawn; Frimmer, Martin; Visser, Taco D.; Novotny, Lukas.

In: Optics Letters, Vol. 41, No. 13, 2016, p. 3094-3097.

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Divitt, S, Frimmer, M, Visser, TD & Novotny, L 2016, 'Modulation of optical spatial coherence by surface plasmon polaritons' Optics Letters, vol. 41, no. 13, pp. 3094-3097. https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.41.003094

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Divitt, S., Frimmer, M., Visser, T. D., & Novotny, L. (2016). Modulation of optical spatial coherence by surface plasmon polaritons. Optics Letters, 41(13), 3094-3097. https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.41.003094

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Divitt, Shawn ; Frimmer, Martin ; Visser, Taco D. ; Novotny, Lukas. / Modulation of optical spatial coherence by surface plasmon polaritons. In: Optics Letters. 2016 ; Vol. 41, No. 13. pp. 3094-3097.

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