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Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS, and MOEMS

Modeling and characterization of adaptive lanthanum-modified lead zirconate titanate (PLZT) microlenses
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Paper Abstract

We report the modeling and characterization of adaptive voltage controlled electro-optic microlenses. First, we utilize finite element analysis (FEA) to simulate the induced electro-optic effect in lanthanum-modified lead zirconate titanate (PLZT). FEA simulation provides microlens parameters such as phase and focal length. A simple z-scan method is developed to fully characterize the adaptive voltage controlled linear lens. Experimental z-scan results are shown to match the theoretical predictions from FEA.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 2008
PDF: 8 pages
J. Micro/Nanolith. 7(1) 013011 doi: 10.1117/1.2894795
Published in: Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS, and MOEMS Volume 7, Issue 1
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Yasser A. Abdelaziez, Univ. of Dayton (United States)
Partha P. Banerjee, Univ. of Dayton (United States)

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