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Title: Scanning thermal microscopy based on a quartz tuning fork and a micro-thermocouple in active mode (2ω method)

Abstract

A novel probe for scanning thermal microscope using a micro-thermocouple probe placed on a Quartz Tuning Fork (QTF) is presented. Instead of using an external deflection with a cantilever beam for contact detection, an original combination of piezoelectric resonator and thermal probe is employed. Due to a non-contact photothermal excitation principle, the high quality factor of the QTF allows the probe-to-surface contact detection. Topographic and thermal scanning images obtained on a specific sample points out the interest of our system as an alternative to cantilevered resistive probe systems which are the most spread.

Authors:
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  1. FEMTO-ST Institute UMR 6174, Université de Franche-Comté, CNRS, ENSMM, UTBM, 15B Avenue des Montboucons, F-25030 Besançon (France)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22597975
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Review of Scientific Instruments; Journal Volume: 87; Journal Issue: 6; Other Information: (c) 2016 Author(s); Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; 75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY; BEAMS; DETECTION; EXCITATION; IMAGES; MICROSCOPES; MICROSCOPY; PIEZOELECTRICITY; PROBES; QUALITY FACTOR; QUARTZ; RESONATORS; SURFACES; THERMOCOUPLES; TUNING

Citation Formats

Bontempi, Alexia, Nguyen, Tran Phong, Salut, Roland, Thiery, Laurent, Teyssieux, Damien, and Vairac, Pascal. Scanning thermal microscopy based on a quartz tuning fork and a micro-thermocouple in active mode (2ω method). United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4952958.
Bontempi, Alexia, Nguyen, Tran Phong, Salut, Roland, Thiery, Laurent, Teyssieux, Damien, & Vairac, Pascal. Scanning thermal microscopy based on a quartz tuning fork and a micro-thermocouple in active mode (2ω method). United States. doi:10.1063/1.4952958.
Bontempi, Alexia, Nguyen, Tran Phong, Salut, Roland, Thiery, Laurent, Teyssieux, Damien, and Vairac, Pascal. Wed . "Scanning thermal microscopy based on a quartz tuning fork and a micro-thermocouple in active mode (2ω method)". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4952958.
@article{osti_22597975,
title = {Scanning thermal microscopy based on a quartz tuning fork and a micro-thermocouple in active mode (2ω method)},
author = {Bontempi, Alexia and Nguyen, Tran Phong and Salut, Roland and Thiery, Laurent and Teyssieux, Damien and Vairac, Pascal},
abstractNote = {A novel probe for scanning thermal microscope using a micro-thermocouple probe placed on a Quartz Tuning Fork (QTF) is presented. Instead of using an external deflection with a cantilever beam for contact detection, an original combination of piezoelectric resonator and thermal probe is employed. Due to a non-contact photothermal excitation principle, the high quality factor of the QTF allows the probe-to-surface contact detection. Topographic and thermal scanning images obtained on a specific sample points out the interest of our system as an alternative to cantilevered resistive probe systems which are the most spread.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4952958},
journal = {Review of Scientific Instruments},
number = 6,
volume = 87,
place = {United States},
year = {Wed Jun 15 00:00:00 EDT 2016},
month = {Wed Jun 15 00:00:00 EDT 2016}
}