A scanning near-field optical microscope for the imaging of magnetic domains in reflection

Silve, T.J.; Schultz, S.
March 1996
Review of Scientific Instruments;Mar96, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p715
Academic Journal
Describes the design and implementation of a scanning near-field optical microscope for the imaging of magnetic domains in reflection. Use of optically excited silver particles at the plasmon resonance as the near-field probes; Vibration isolation; Objective lens; Particle illumination; Comparison of near-field magnetooptic Kerr effect versus probe/sample spacing.


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