Experimental investigation on surface plasmon resonance (SPR) modulated interference has been proposed and demonstrated under radially sheared environment with the help of a birefringent lens. SPR modulated interference images captured by a charged couple device have been demonstrated in two different analyzing regime, namely, using an analyzer and using a Wollaston prism, the later being advantageous for the simultaneous observation of p- and s-polarized contribution towards SPR. We also report the analysis of the interference imaging for the two substrate materials and also for the two analytes in order to show the substrate-sample dependency of SPR. Moreover, phase dependent resonant behavior, together with the analysis of amplitude reflection co-efficient in complex plane, has been theoretically simulated and discussed in support of the present experimental investigation, which can be well utilized for biological and chemical sensing.

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