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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 3 — Feb. 1, 1996
  • pp: 165–167

Scanning plasmon optical microscope operation in atomic force microscope mode

Y-K. Kim, J. B. Ketterson, and D. J. Morgan  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 3, pp. 165-167 (1996)

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A scanning plasmon optical microscope has been operated with an atomic force microscope rather than a scanning tunnel microscope to scan a surface. The instrument produced a nanoscale optical image of dye-molecule crystals adsorbed on a silver film. Images of dye-molecule crystal islands are presented.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: August 11, 1995
Published: February 1, 1996

Y-K. Kim, J. B. Ketterson, and D. J. Morgan, "Scanning plasmon optical microscope operation in atomic force microscope mode," Opt. Lett. 21, 165-167 (1996)

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