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  • Vol. 6, Iss. 7 — Jul. 27, 2011

Quantitative analysis and measurements of near-field interactions in terahertz microscopes

Kiwon Moon, Euna Jung, Meehyun Lim, Youngwoong Do, and Haewook Han  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 12, pp. 11539-11544 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.011539


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Abstract

We demonstrated quantitative analysis and measurements of near-fields interactions in a terahertz pulse near-field microscope. We developed a self-consistent line dipole image method for the quantitative analysis of the near-field interaction in THz scattering-type scanning optical microscopes. The measurements of approach curves and relative contrasts on gold and silicon substrates were in excellent agreement with calculations.

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OCIS Codes
(180.4243) Microscopy : Near-field microscopy
(300.6495) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, teraherz

ToC Category:
Microscopy

History
Original Manuscript: March 28, 2011
Revised Manuscript: May 17, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: May 27, 2011
Published: May 31, 2011

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Vol. 6, Iss. 7 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Kiwon Moon, Euna Jung, Meehyun Lim, Youngwoong Do, and Haewook Han, "Quantitative analysis and measurements of near-field interactions in terahertz microscopes," Opt. Express 19, 11539-11544 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-12-11539


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