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Photonic crystal switching by the electrophoretic movement of dye ions
Author(s): Joshua D. Krabbe; Michael J. Brett
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Paper Abstract

Glancing angle deposition (GLAD) facilitates the fabrication of nanostructured thin films with varying density, using a motion control algorithm governing substrate movements during film growth, which engineerings the film structure. Film architectures for specific optical applications including photonic crystals are easily produced with GLAD. A challenge in the photonic crystal field has been the realization of in-situ control of optical characteristics. We have demonstrated partial control of stopband optical characteristics using an electric field in a GLAD 1D photonic crystal by the electrophoretic movement of absorbing dye ions.

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Date Published: 23 February 2010
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7609, Photonic and Phononic Crystal Materials and Devices X, 760915 (23 February 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.842110
Show Author Affiliations
Joshua D. Krabbe, Univ. of Alberta (Canada)
Michael J. Brett, Univ. of Alberta (Canada)
National Institute for Nanotechnology (Canada)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7609:
Photonic and Phononic Crystal Materials and Devices X
Ali Adibi; Shawn-Yu Lin; Axel Scherer, Editor(s)

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