A new aperture-type near-field scanning optical microscopy (NSOM) technique, termed differential NSOM (DNSOM) is illustrated. DNSOM utilizes sharp corners of an aperture to beat diffraction-limit, and unlike conventional NSOM, the size of the aperture does not determine the resolution.

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