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Defect inscription and observation in 3D photonic band gap opal templates
Author(s): M. Boyle; A. Neumeister; J. Zinn; W. Wohlleben; R. J. Leyrer
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Paper Abstract

Observation of defects inscribed in 3D photonic band gap opal templates has been investigated by means of fluorescence of solidified photo polymer. The defects, or breaks in periodicity, have been inscribed inside the structure by two-photon polymerization (2PP) of an infiltrated hybrid polymer from the type ORMOCER®. In-situ and ex-situ observation of the inscribed defects has been achieved with fluorescence microscopy.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 January 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6901, Photonic Crystal Materials and Devices VII, 690110 (28 January 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.762770
Show Author Affiliations
M. Boyle, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany)
A. Neumeister, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany)
J. Zinn, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany)
W. Wohlleben, BASF Aktiengesellschaft (Germany)
R. J. Leyrer, BASF Aktiengesellschaft (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6901:
Photonic Crystal Materials and Devices VII
Ali Adibi; Shawn-Yu Lin; Axel Scherer, Editor(s)

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