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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 18 — Aug. 31, 2009
  • pp: 16160–16165

A high resolution magneto-optical system for imaging of individual magnetic flux quanta

Daniel Golubchik, Emil Polturak, Gad Koren, and Stephen G. Lipson  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 18, pp. 16160-16165 (2009)

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A high-resolution magneto-optical imaging system is described. In this system magneto-optical Kerr effect is utilized for resolving individual flux quanta in a type II superconductor. Using an ultra thin EuSe indicator a spatial resolution of 0.8µm is achieved.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.4820) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical systems
(190.3270) Nonlinear optics : Kerr effect
(210.3810) Optical data storage : Magneto-optic systems

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: June 26, 2009
Revised Manuscript: August 10, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: August 17, 2009
Published: August 26, 2009

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Daniel Golubchik, Emil Polturak, Gad Koren, and Stephen G. Lipson, "A high resolution magneto-optical system for imaging of individual magnetic flux quanta," Opt. Express 17, 16160-16165 (2009)

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