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An Evanescent Field Optical Microscope
Author(s): F. de Fornel; J. P. Goudonnet; L Salomon; E. Lesniewska
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Paper Abstract

We present a new form of optical microscope. An evanescent field is produced in the lower index medium of an ATR system and modulated by a sample deposited on the hypotenuse of the prism. A sharpened fiber optic probes this field and gives information about the topography of the surface.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 September 1989
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1139, Optical Storage and Scanning Technology, (28 September 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.961777
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F. de Fornel, Universite de Bourgogne (France)
J. P. Goudonnet, Universite de Bourgogne (France)
L Salomon, Universite de Bourgogne (France)
E. Lesniewska, Universite de Bourgogne (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1139:
Optical Storage and Scanning Technology

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