Scanning Near-Field Optical Microscopy/Near-Field Scanning Optical Microscopy

  • Tetsuya NarushimaEmail author


Scanning near-field optical microscopy (SNOM)/near-field scanning optical microscopy (NSOM) is one of the scanning probe microscopies, especially for investigation of optical properties and phenomena in nanometer scale. SNOM/NSOM observation provides high spatial resolution of 10–100 nm that conventional optical microscopes do not achieve, in principle.


Optical near-field Nanoscopy Imaging Scanning probe microscopy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Molecular ScienceOkazakiJapan

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