The fabrication technique for magnetic-shell silica microspheres is developed. 20 nm-sized magnetite nanoparticles are deposited on the silica microspheres covered with polyelectrolyte. These microparticles are prospective for using in nanophotonic devices such as magnetophotonic crystals.
© 2008 The Optical Society
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials
(220.4241) Optical design and fabrication : Nanostructure fabrication
Z. M. Tomova, I. V. Soboleva, and A. A. Fedyanin, "Functional Composite Magnetic Microparticles Based on Silicon Dioxide Microspheres," in Frontiers in Optics 2008/Laser Science XXIV/Plasmonics and Metamaterials/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper PDPB7.
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