We studied the image deformation due to the surface inclination of objects in photon scanning tunneling microscopes (PSTM). A novel collection mode PSTM with two light sources is proposed to reduce the deformation and experimental results show that the PSTM system is effective.
- Deformation of image
- Evanescent wave
- Inclination of surface
- Near field
- Photon scanning tunneling microscope
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics