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Conjugated polymer studies by near-field scanning optical microscope
Author(s): Wunshain S. Fann; Pei-Kuen Wei; Jui-Hung Hsu; Bing R. Hsieh; Kuen-Ru Chuang; Shaw-An Chen
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Paper Abstract

We have used the near-field scanning optical microscope (NSOM) to study the inhomogeneity as well as initiate photochemical processes in conjugated polymer films. A simple transmission-mode NSOM is constructed for these studies. A low noise, large area Si photo-detector is mounted directly between the PZT scanning stage and the sample. This method provides a simple way to covert the commercial AFM/STM scanning stage to a near-field optical microscope.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 March 1995
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2384, Scanning Probe Microscopies III, (30 March 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.205925
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Wunshain S. Fann, Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences (Taiwan)
Pei-Kuen Wei, Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences (Taiwan)
Jui-Hung Hsu, National Taiwan Univ. (Taiwan)
Bing R. Hsieh, Xerox Webster Research Ctr. (United States)
Kuen-Ru Chuang, National Tsing-Hwa Univ. (Taiwan)
Shaw-An Chen, National Tsing-Hwa Univ. (Taiwan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2384:
Scanning Probe Microscopies III
Mehdi Vaez-Iravani, Editor(s)

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