Differential near-field scanning optical microscopy

A. Ozcan, E. Cubukcu, A. Bilenca, K. Crozier, B. E. Bouma, F. Capasso, G. J. Tearney

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A new aperture-type near-field scanning optical microscopy (NSOM) technique, termed differential NSOM (DNSOM) is illustrated. DNSOM utilizes sharp corners of an aperture to beat diffraction-limit, and unlike conventional NSOM, the size of the aperture does not determine the resolution.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528349, 9781557528346
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2007
Externally publishedYes
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 6 May 20076 May 2007

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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