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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 50, Iss. 9 — Mar. 20, 2011
  • pp: C368–C372

Polarization filters with an autocloned symmetric structure

Sheng-Hui Chen, Chun-Hung Wang, Yu-Wen Yeh, Cheng-Chung Lee, Shih-Liang Ku, and Chao-Chun Huang  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 50, Issue 9, pp. C368-C372 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.50.00C368


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Abstract

The process of fabricating photonic crystals comprised of alternately stacked high- and low-index dielectric materials on periodic substrates to form zigzag films is called the autocloning technique. In this study, we have fabricated TiO 2 / SiO 2 two-dimensional polarization filters by using electron beam gun evaporation with ion-beam-assisted deposition. The shape of the zigzag structure is preserved, and the total thickness is 8 μm . The symmetric structural design can be utilized as an antireflection coating applied to reduce ripples and achieve a 200 nm working wavelength range.

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OCIS Codes
(310.1860) Thin films : Deposition and fabrication
(310.6628) Thin films : Subwavelength structures, nanostructures

History
Original Manuscript: August 2, 2010
Revised Manuscript: December 25, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: December 28, 2010
Published: February 7, 2011

Citation
Sheng-Hui Chen, Chun-Hung Wang, Yu-Wen Yeh, Cheng-Chung Lee, Shih-Liang Ku, and Chao-Chun Huang, "Polarization filters with an autocloned symmetric structure," Appl. Opt. 50, C368-C372 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-50-9-C368


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