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Self-assembled nanostructured multilayered spectral filters
Author(s): M. Berg; J. B. Mecham; S. M. Smith; R. O. Claus
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Paper Abstract

Multilayered optical filters have been formed using layer-by-layer self-assembly processes. Unlike conventional vapor deposition coating techniques, molecular-level self-assembly is an aqueous solution-based process that is performed at room temperature and pressure. This allows the incorporation of a wider range of possible materials, including polymers, oxide and other nanoclusters, and other molecules. We review the general filter deposition method and give generalized results for nominal substrate materials.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 March 2006
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 6172, Smart Structures and Materials 2006: Smart Electronics, MEMS, BioMEMS, and Nanotechnology, 61720W (31 March 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.659384
Show Author Affiliations
M. Berg, NanoSonic, Inc. (United States)
J. B. Mecham, NanoSonic, Inc. (United States)
S. M. Smith, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command (United States)
R. O. Claus, NanoSonic, Inc. (United States)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6172:
Smart Structures and Materials 2006: Smart Electronics, MEMS, BioMEMS, and Nanotechnology
Vijay K. Varadan, Editor(s)

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