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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2000
  • pp: 476–480

Growth and property characterizations of photonic crystal structures consisting of colloidal microparticles

Hong-Bo Sun, Junfeng Song, Ying Xu, Shigeki Matsuo, Hiroaki Misawa, Guotong Du, and Shiyong Liu  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 17, Issue 3, pp. 476-480 (2000)

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High-quality three-dimensional polystyrene–air photonic crystal structures with particle diameters of 200, 270, and 340 nm were grown with a quasi-equilibrium evaporation technique. The effects of the removal of interval water were evident as a blueshift of peaks, enhancement of the transmission attenuation, and changes in the gap/midgap ratio. Frequency scaling and incidence-angle–dependent transmission were also investigated; both show good agreement with the numerical simulation.

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OCIS Codes
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(160.4760) Materials : Optical properties
(160.4890) Materials : Organic materials
(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles
(310.2790) Thin films : Guided waves
(310.6860) Thin films : Thin films, optical properties

Hong-Bo Sun, Junfeng Song, Ying Xu, Shigeki Matsuo, Hiroaki Misawa, Guotong Du, and Shiyong Liu, "Growth and property characterizations of photonic crystal structures consisting of colloidal microparticles," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 17, 476-480 (2000)

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