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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 8 — Apr. 18, 2005
  • pp: 3079–3086

Fabrication of planar photonic crystals in a chalcogenide glass using a focused ion beam

Darren Freeman, Steve Madden, and Barry Luther-Davies  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 8, pp. 3079-3086 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.003079


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Abstract

Free-standing “AMTIR-1” (Ge33As12Se55) chalcogenide glass films have been patterned using a focused ion beam (FIB) to create two-dimensional photonic crystal membranes. The triangular lattices were selected for a photonic bandgap relevant to fiber telecommunications. Optical measurements of transmission spectra as a function of incident angle showed clear signs of Fano resonances, indicating that the structures had strongly modified guided modes.

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OCIS Codes
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication
(350.3850) Other areas of optics : Materials processing

ToC Category:
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History
Original Manuscript: February 28, 2005
Revised Manuscript: April 6, 2005
Published: April 18, 2005

Citation
Darren Freeman, Steve Madden, and Barry Luther-Davies, "Fabrication of planar photonic crystals in a chalcogenide glass using a focused ion beam," Opt. Express 13, 3079-3086 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-8-3079


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