Vacuum near-field scanning optical microscope for variable cryogenic temperatures

Behme, G.; Richter, A.; Suptitz, M.; Lienau, Ch.
September 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Sep97, Vol. 68 Issue 9, p3458
Academic Journal
Describes the design of a novel near-field scanning optical microscope (NSOM) for cyrogenic temperatures and operation in vacuum. Use of a helium flow cryostat for active temperature control of the sample; Simplification of the near-field microscopy at variable sample temperatures; Schematic diagram of the NSOM scan head.


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