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  • Vol. 42, Iss. 2 — Jan. 10, 2003
  • pp: 259–263

Albumen as a relief recording media for spatial distributions of infrared radiation. Fabrication of interference gratings and microlenses

Sergio Calixto  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 42, Issue 2, pp. 259-263 (2003)

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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.

© 2003 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(350.3950) Other areas of optics : Micro-optics
(350.5340) Other areas of optics : Photothermal effects

Original Manuscript: June 10, 2002
Revised Manuscript: October 18, 2002
Published: January 10, 2003

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)

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