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Application of glass 3D printing using direct laser melting for fabrication of photonic sensors
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we report our recent research progresses on the design, fabrication and characterization of photonic sensors for harsh environment applications, with the help of novel Integrated Additive and Subtractive Manufacturing (IASM) system. Glass 3D printing with direct laser melting process in this IASM system presents the dimension accuracy on the order of tens or hundreds of microns. The addition of laser micromachining allows the fabrication of structures with micron dimension accuracy, showing the unique advantage of IASM system in high dimensional accuracy compared with traditional 3D printing process. A number of photonic sensors and devices will be summarized and presented, including (1) 3D printed all-glass fiber-optic pressure sensor for high temperature applications, (2) Information integrated glass module fabricated by IASM and (3) IASM for microfluidic pressure sensor fabrication.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 March 2020
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 11271, Laser 3D Manufacturing VII, 112710S (2 March 2020); doi: 10.1117/12.2544361
Show Author Affiliations
Qi Zhang, Clemson Univ. (United States)
Jincheng Lei, Clemson Univ. (United States)
Yizheng Chen, Clemson Univ. (United States)
Jianan Tang, Clemson Univ. (United States)
Yongji Wu, Clemson Univ. (United States)
Liwei Hua, Clemson Univ. (United States)
Hai Xiao, Clemson Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11271:
Laser 3D Manufacturing VII
Bo Gu; Hongqiang Chen; Henry Helvajian, Editor(s)

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