scanning near-field optical microscopy

scanning near-field optical microscopy

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The three chapters introduce the basics of scanning near-field optical microscopy, one-dimensional nanofibers and nanowires for developing nanoscale photonic circuits, and photonic crystals for use in passive photonic devices and active optoelectronic devices.
Shear force detection method has been widely used for regulating the tip-sample distance in scanning near-field optical microscopy (SNOM) since its implementation.
Non-optical bimorph-based force sensor for scanning near-field optical microscopy of biological materials: characteristics, design and applications, Surf.
Scanning near-field optical microscopy (SNOM) technique enables overcoming Abbe diffraction limit of far-field optics and obtaining simultaneously optical and topographical images; see, for example, [1-3] for recent reviews.
Tapered metal-coated tips with subwavelength output aperture terminating an optical fibre are widely used as aperture probes for scanning near-field optical microscopy (SNOM) [1].
Lo, "Signal analysis of apertureless scanning near-field optical microscopy with superlens," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol.
Upgrades and combinations with atomic force or scanning near-field optical microscopy are possible at any time.
With scanning near-field optical microscopy (SNOM, also called NSOM), researchers are able to optically resolve structures below 40 nm, meeting the needs of these emerging technology areas.
Non-optical bimorphbased force sensor for scanning near-field optical microscopy of biological materials: characteristics, design and applications.-Surf.
* Raman coupled with SNOM (scanning near-field optical microscopy) to provide a spatial resolution that is beyond the diffraction limit--50 nm spatial resolution has been demonstrated.

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