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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 53, Iss. 12 — Apr. 20, 2014
  • pp: 2548–2555

Holographic fabrication of functionally graded photonic lattices through spatially specified phase patterns

Jeff Lutkenhaus, David George, Bayaner Arigong, Hualiang Zhang, Usha Philipose, and Yuankun Lin  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 53, Issue 12, pp. 2548-2555 (2014)

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In this paper, we present a method for the mathematically formulated phase engineering of interfering laser beams through a spatial light modulator for a holographic fabrication of graded photonic lattices. The desired phases can be programmed at specific locations by assigning gray levels in cellular structures. The method is demonstrated by embedding single-lattice structures or missing lattices in dual-lattice periodic photonic structures. The demonstrated method can be potentially combined with the coordinate transformation technique in transformation optics for the fabrication of graded photonic devices.

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OCIS Codes
(090.1970) Holography : Diffractive optics
(220.3740) Optical design and fabrication : Lithography
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication
(230.6120) Optical devices : Spatial light modulators
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

Original Manuscript: December 24, 2013
Revised Manuscript: February 21, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: March 13, 2014
Published: April 11, 2014

Jeff Lutkenhaus, David George, Bayaner Arigong, Hualiang Zhang, Usha Philipose, and Yuankun Lin, "Holographic fabrication of functionally graded photonic lattices through spatially specified phase patterns," Appl. Opt. 53, 2548-2555 (2014)

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