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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 24 — Nov. 21, 2011
  • pp: 24241–24251

Towards athermal organic-inorganic guided mode resonance filters

M. R. Saleem, P. Stenberg, T. Alasaarela, P. Silfsten, M. B. Khan, S. Honkanen, and J. Turunen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 24, pp. 24241-24251 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.024241


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Abstract

We demonstrate guided-mode resonance filters featuring an amorphous TiO2 layer fabricated by atomic layer deposition on a polymeric substrate. The thermal properties of such filters are studied in detail by taking into account both thermal expansion of the structure and thermo-optic coefficients of the materials. We show both theoretically and experimentally that these two effects partially compensate for each other, leading to nearly athermal devices. The wavelength shift of the resonance reflectance peak (< 1 nm) is a small fraction of the peak width (∼ 11 nm) up to temperatures exceeding the room temperature by tens of degrees centigrade.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance
(310.3840) Thin films : Materials and process characterization
(310.6628) Thin films : Subwavelength structures, nanostructures

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

History
Original Manuscript: September 7, 2011
Revised Manuscript: October 12, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 13, 2011
Published: November 14, 2011

Citation
M. R. Saleem, P. Stenberg, T. Alasaarela, P. Silfsten, M. B. Khan, S. Honkanen, and J. Turunen, "Towards athermal organic-inorganic guided mode resonance filters," Opt. Express 19, 24241-24251 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-24-24241


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