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Differential near-field scanning optical microscopy with THz quantum cascade laser sources

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Differential near-field scanning optical microscopy with THz quantum cascade laser sources. / Degl'Innocenti, Riccardo; Montinaro, M.; Xu, J.; Piazza, V.; Pingue, P.; Tredicucci, A.; Beltram, F.; Beere, H. E.; Ritchie, D. A.

In: Optics Express, Vol. 17, No. 26, 21.12.2009, p. 23785-23792.

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Degl'Innocenti, R, Montinaro, M, Xu, J, Piazza, V, Pingue, P, Tredicucci, A, Beltram, F, Beere, HE & Ritchie, DA 2009, 'Differential near-field scanning optical microscopy with THz quantum cascade laser sources', Optics Express, vol. 17, no. 26, pp. 23785-23792. https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.023785

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Degl'Innocenti, R., Montinaro, M., Xu, J., Piazza, V., Pingue, P., Tredicucci, A., Beltram, F., Beere, H. E., & Ritchie, D. A. (2009). Differential near-field scanning optical microscopy with THz quantum cascade laser sources. Optics Express, 17(26), 23785-23792. https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.023785

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Degl'Innocenti R, Montinaro M, Xu J, Piazza V, Pingue P, Tredicucci A et al. Differential near-field scanning optical microscopy with THz quantum cascade laser sources. Optics Express. 2009 Dec 21;17(26):23785-23792. https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.023785

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Degl'Innocenti, Riccardo ; Montinaro, M. ; Xu, J. ; Piazza, V. ; Pingue, P. ; Tredicucci, A. ; Beltram, F. ; Beere, H. E. ; Ritchie, D. A. / Differential near-field scanning optical microscopy with THz quantum cascade laser sources. In: Optics Express. 2009 ; Vol. 17, No. 26. pp. 23785-23792.

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