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Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Baltimore, Maryland United States
May 6, 2007
ISBN: 1557528349
Optical Polymers (CThD)

Biomimetic Optical Polymers

James Shirk, Guy Beadie, Richard S. Lepkowicz, Y Jin, E Baer, and A Hiltner

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A new class of nanostructured polymer optical materials can mimic biological optical materials. Application to gradient refractive index (GRIN) lenses with an unprecedented variety of index gradients and a nonlinear 1-D photonic crystal are described.

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OCIS Codes
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(160.5470) Materials : Polymers
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials

J. Shirk, G. Beadie, R. S. Lepkowicz, Y. Jin, E. Baer, and A. Hiltner, "Biomimetic Optical Polymers," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CThD1.

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