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Design and fabrication of a gradient-index phononic quartz plate lens
Author(s): Tsung-Tsong Wu; Meng-Jhen Chiou; Yu-Ching Lin; Takahito Ono
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents results on the numerical and experimental studies of focusing of Lamb waves in an AT-cut quartz gradient-index phononic crystal (GRIN PC) plate lens. The band structures of square-latticed AT-cut quartz phononic crystal plates with different filling ratios are analyzed using the finite element method. The anisotropic properties of the lowest anti-symmetric Lamb mode are discussed. Then, the design of an AT-cut quartz based GRIN PC plate lens is addressed. In the micro-fabrication, the deep reactive ion etching (Deep-RIE) process with a laboratory-made etcher was utilized to fabricate the GRIN PC plate lens on an 80μm thick AT-cut quartz plate. Interdigital transducers were fabricated directly on the quartz plate to generate plate waves and a vibro-meter was used to detect the wave fields. The measured results on the focusing are in good accordance with the numerical predictions. Results of this study may serve as a basis for developing an active micro plate lens and related devices.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 February 2014
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8994, Photonic and Phononic Properties of Engineered Nanostructures IV, 89940G (19 February 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2047881
Show Author Affiliations
Tsung-Tsong Wu, National Taiwan Univ. (Taiwan)
Meng-Jhen Chiou, National Taiwan Univ. (Taiwan)
Yu-Ching Lin, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)
Takahito Ono, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8994:
Photonic and Phononic Properties of Engineered Nanostructures IV
Ali Adibi; Shawn-Yu Lin; Axel Scherer, Editor(s)

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