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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 15 — Jul. 25, 2005
  • pp: 5846–5852

Single step fabrication of microlens arrays with hybrid HfO2-SiO2 sol-gel glass on conventional lens surface

Fuhua Zhao, Yongjun Xie, Shiping He, Shaojun Fu, and Zhenwu Lu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 15, pp. 5846-5852 (2005)

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We demonstrate a novel method for fabricating glass microlens (arrays) with single step on conventional lens surface. In this method, the glass microlens can be achieved by only one step with sol gel glass material. The microlens aperture and focus length can be controlled easily and uniformly. The fabricated sample shows good focusing property. This work will be useful to improve the performance of compound eyes optical system such as camera, telescope, 3D integral imaging and so on.

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OCIS Codes
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication
(350.3950) Other areas of optics : Micro-optics

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: June 6, 2005
Revised Manuscript: July 18, 2005
Published: July 25, 2005

Fuhua Zhao, Yongjun Xie, Shiping He, Shaojun Fu, and Zhenwu Lu, "Single step fabrication of microlens arrays with hybrid HfO2-SiO2 sol-gel glass on conventional lens surface," Opt. Express 13, 5846-5852 (2005)

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