It is shown that a relief is generated when spatial distributions of infrared light (λ = 10.6 μm) are recorded on albumen films. The relief can be applied to the fabrication of microelements, such as diffraction gratings and microlenses. Examples are shown.
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Sergio Calixto, "Albumen as a Relief Recording Media for Spatial Distributions of Infrared Radiation. Fabrication of Interference Gratings and Microlenses," Appl. Opt. 42, 259-263 (2003)