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1. (WO2018102467) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENHANCED PHOTO-THERMAL IMAGING AND SPECTROSCOPY

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/102467    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/063807
Publication Date: Fri Jun 08 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Nov 30 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: G01J 3/02
G01J 3/42
G01N 21/65
G01J 3/427
G01J 3/44
Applicants: ANASYS INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION
Inventors: PRATER, Craig
KJOLLER, Kevin
SHETTY, Roshan
Title: METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENHANCED PHOTO-THERMAL IMAGING AND SPECTROSCOPY
Abstract:
System for performing chemical spectroscopy on samples from the scale of nanometers to millimeters or more with a multifunctional platform combining analytical and imaging techniques including dual beam photo-thermal spectroscopy with confocal microscopy, Raman spectroscopy, fluorescence detection, various vacuum analytical techniques and/or mass spectrometry. In embodiments described herein, the light beams of a dual-beam system are used for heating and sensing.