Faraday-rotation imaging by near-field optical microscopy

Thilo Lacoste, Thomas R Huser, Harry Heinzelmann

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Scanning near-field optical microscopy with polarization modulation (PM-SNOM) has been applied to image the surface of a yttrium-iron-garnet (YIG) film. Lock-in detection of the phase of the transmitted light directly gives the magnitude of the Faraday rotation angle.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)183-184
Number of pages2
JournalZeitschrift fur Physik B-Condensed Matter
Issue number2
StatePublished - Sep 1997
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics


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