Simple device for making optical fiber tips for scanning near field optical microscopes

Xiao, M.; Nieto, J.; Siqueiros, J.
July 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Jul97, Vol. 68 Issue 7, p2787
Academic Journal
Presents a simple device for making optical fiber tips for scanning near field optical microscopes. Accomplishment of heating with a resistant coil and the performance of pulling by a mechanical spring; Unnecessary use of a laser, a multistage puller or a computer; Realization of the fabrication in situ with the fiber aligned on the microscope.


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