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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 1 — Jan. 14, 2013
  • pp: 1002–1007

Optical guided mode resonance filter on a flexible substrate

Peter Reader-Harris, Armando Ricciardi, Thomas Krauss, and Andrea Di Falco  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 1002-1007 (2013)

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We demonstrate the operation of a flexible optical filter based on guided mode resonances that operates in the visible regime. The filter is fabricated on a free standing polymeric membrane of 1.3 μm thickness and we show how the geometrical design parameters of the filter determine its optical properties, and how various types of filter can be made with this scheme. To highlight the versatility and robustness of the approach, we mount a filter onto a collimated fibre output and demonstrate successful wavelength filtering.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(250.5460) Optoelectronics : Polymer waveguides
(220.4241) Optical design and fabrication : Nanostructure fabrication
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics
(050.6624) Diffraction and gratings : Subwavelength structures

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: November 13, 2012
Revised Manuscript: December 22, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: December 28, 2012
Published: January 9, 2013

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Peter Reader-Harris, Armando Ricciardi, Thomas Krauss, and Andrea Di Falco, "Optical guided mode resonance filter on a flexible substrate," Opt. Express 21, 1002-1007 (2013)

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