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Holographic fabrication of photonic crystals
Author(s): David N. Sharp; Emma R. Dedman; Jan Scrimgeour; Olivia M. Roche; Christopher F. Blanford; James C. Saunders; Robert G. Denning; Andrew J. Turberfield
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Paper Abstract

Holographic lithography is well-adapted to the production of three-dimensional photonic crystals for applications in the technologically important optical regime. We illustrate the flexibility of this approach by considering the design and fabrication of photonic crystals with symmetries that favour the formation of a complete photonic band gap. One of them, a structure with diamond symmetry, is calculated to have a complete gap at a refractive index contrast equal to the lowest yet reported.

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Date Published: 22 January 2005
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5720, Micromachining Technology for Micro-Optics and Nano-Optics III, (22 January 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.597621
Show Author Affiliations
David N. Sharp, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
Emma R. Dedman, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
Jan Scrimgeour, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
Olivia M. Roche, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
Christopher F. Blanford, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
James C. Saunders, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
Robert G. Denning, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
Andrew J. Turberfield, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5720:
Micromachining Technology for Micro-Optics and Nano-Optics III
Eric G. Johnson; Gregory P. Nordin; Thomas J. Suleski, Editor(s)

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