Simultaneous topographical and optical characterization of near-field optical aperture probes by way of imaging fluorescent nanospheres

Höppener, C.; Molenda, D.; Fuchs, H.; Naber, A.
February 2002
Applied Physics Letters;2/25/2002, Vol. 80 Issue 8, p1331
Academic Journal
Introduces method for simultaneous topographical and optical characterization of aperture probes for scanning near-field optical microscopy. Near-field optical fluorescence image of nanosphere maps; Intensity distribution of lights at the end of face of the probe; Use of the method to control a mechanical modification of near-field probe.


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