TITLE

Combined near-field STXM with cylindrical collimator and AFM

AUTHOR(S)
Burge, R. E.; Browne, M. T.; Charalambous, P.; Yuan, X.-C.
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 507 Issue 1, p435
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The SNXM [1] was first installed at the European Synchrotron Research Facility in November 1998. It has been designed for water-window operation at a spatial resolution of about 10nm and in its final form will comprise a Zone Plate focusing X-rays onto a cylindrical collimator 10 - 20 nm in diameter, made by drilling an AFM tip, with its exit aperture within a few nm of the specimen surface. The operation of the microscope may be loosely defined to be in near-field in analogy with the optical SNOM e.g.[2]. Point to point resolution equal to the collimator diameter is expected for specimens up to 200 nm thick. The collimator to surface separation is also monitored by the AFM scanning tip. Simultaneous signals are available from X-ray transmission and surface topography. A progress report is given limited by the current availability of high energy X-rays (3-6Kev).
ACCESSION #
5664387

 

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