Near-field scanner for moving molecules

Jonas O. Tegenfeldt, Olgica Bakajin, Chia Fu Chou, Shirley S. Chan, Robert Hamilton Austin, Wunshain Fann, Lim Liou, Eugene Chan, Thomas Duke, Edward C. Cox

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A new technology that provides high optical resolution as well as very high data rates for moving molecules is presented. An important aspect of the device is the dependence of both the near-field radiation pattern and the far-field transmission of a thin slit on the polarization of the incident light.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1378-1381
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number7
StatePublished - Feb 12 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Tegenfeldt, J. O., Bakajin, O., Chou, C. F., Chan, S. S., Austin, R. H., Fann, W., Liou, L., Chan, E., Duke, T., & Cox, E. C. (2001). Near-field scanner for moving molecules. Physical review letters, 86(7), 1378-1381.