Design of a near-field probe for optical recording using a 3-dimensional finite difference time domain method

Kusato Hirota, Thomas D Milster, Van Zhang, J. Kevin Erwin

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Abstract

Tapered dielectric near-field probes are designed for optical recording by means of a 3-Dimensional finite difference time domain (FDTD) method. Probe fabrication is attempted with a double-exposure holographic technique.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)973-975
Number of pages3
JournalJapanese Journal of Applied Physics, Part 1: Regular Papers and Short Notes and Review Papers
Volume39
Issue number2 B
StatePublished - 2000

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Optical recording
Finite difference time domain method
finite difference time domain method
near fields
recording
probes
Fabrication
fabrication

Keywords

  • Finite-difference time domain
  • Near-field optics
  • Near-field recording
  • Optical data storage
  • Super resolution
  • Vector diffraction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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