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  • Vol. 35, Iss. 8 — Mar. 10, 1996
  • pp: 1205–1211

Integration of refractive micro-optical elements with differential-pair optical-thyristor arrays

C. Passon, J. Moisel, N. McArdle, W. Eckert, K.-H. Brenner, M. Kuijk, and P. Heremans  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 35, Issue 8, pp. 1205-1211 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.35.001205


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Abstract

We demonstrate a refractive micr-optical system by using ion-exchange microlenses and microprisms, which are combined to generate a superposition of two shifted images. The microlenses, fabricated with field-assisted Ag–Na exchange, achieve diffraction-limited imaging with a single-lens system and with a double-lens system for a field of 800 μm × 800 μm. Furthermore, we demonstrate cascading of two separate differential-pair optical-thyristor arrays by transcribing the information of a source array onto a second destination array.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: June 19, 1995
Revised Manuscript: November 7, 1995
Published: March 10, 1996

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C. Passon, J. Moisel, N. McArdle, W. Eckert, K.-H. Brenner, M. Kuijk, and P. Heremans, "Integration of refractive micro-optical elements with differential-pair optical-thyristor arrays," Appl. Opt. 35, 1205-1211 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-35-8-1205


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