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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 8 — Apr. 18, 2005
  • pp: 3104–3109

Optical transfer of periodic microstructures by interfering femtosecond laser beams

Quan-Zhong Zhao, Jian-Rong Qiu, Chong-Jun Zhao, Xiong-Wei Jiang, and Cong-Shan Zhu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 8, pp. 3104-3109 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.003104


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Abstract

We report on an optical interference method for transferring periodic microstructures of metal film from a supporting substrate to a receiving substrate by means of five-beam interference of femtosecond laser pulses. Scanning electron microscopy and optical microscopy revealed microstructures with micrometer-order were transferred to the receiving substrate. In the meanwhile, a negative copy of the transferred structures was induced in the metal film on the supporting substrate. The diffraction characteristics of the transferred structures were also evaluated. The present technique allows one-step realization of functional optoelectronic devices.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3390) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials processing
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication
(310.1860) Thin films : Deposition and fabrication

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: February 23, 2005
Revised Manuscript: March 23, 2005
Published: April 18, 2005

Citation
Quan-Zhong Zhao, Jian-Rong Qiu, Chong-Jun Zhao, Xiong-Wei Jiang, and Cong-Shan Zhu, "Optical transfer of periodic microstructures by interfering femtosecond laser beams," Opt. Express 13, 3104-3109 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-8-3104


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