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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 3 — Feb. 10, 2003
  • pp: 270–281

Blazed grating fabrication through gray-scale X-ray lithography

Pantazis Mouroulis, Frank T. Hartley, Daniel W. Wilson, Victor E. White, Aidan Shori, Steven Nguyen, Min Zhang, and Martin Feldman  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 3, pp. 270-281 (2003)

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Blazed gratings have been fabricated using gray-scale X-ray lithography. The gratings have high efficiency, low parasitic light, and high groove quality. The fabrication technique and resist characterization are described. The gratings can be generated over a considerable range of distances from the X-ray mask, thus demonstrating the ability to write gratings on a substrate of effectively arbitrary shape.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(220.3740) Optical design and fabrication : Lithography

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: January 6, 2003
Revised Manuscript: February 5, 2003
Published: February 10, 2003

Pantazis Mouroulis, Frank Hartley, Daniel Wilson, Victor White, Aidan Shori, Steven Nguyen, Min Zhang, and Martin Feldman, "Blazed grating fabrication through gray-scale Xray lithography," Opt. Express 11, 270-281 (2003)

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