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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 20 — Oct. 2, 2006
  • pp: 9113–9119

Realization of woodpile structure using optical interference holography

Yee Kwong Pang, Jeffrey Chi Wai Lee, Cheuk Ting Ho, and Wing Yim Tam  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 20, pp. 9113-9119 (2006)

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We report the use of a (4+1)-beam optical interference holography technique to fabricate woodpile structures in photo-resists. The configuration consists of 4 linearly polarized side beams arranged symmetrically around a circularly polarized central beam with all the beams from the same half space, making it easily accessible experimentally. The fabricated woodpile structures are in good agreement with model simulations. Furthermore, woodpiles with the diamond symmetry are also obtained by exploiting the shrinkage of the photo-resists. Bandgaps in the visible range are also observed for the samples with and without the correct stacking of the woodpile structures.

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(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication

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Original Manuscript: August 8, 2006
Revised Manuscript: September 20, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: September 25, 2006
Published: October 2, 2006

Yee Kwong Pang, Jeffrey Chi Lee, Cheuk Ting Ho, and Wing Yim Tam, "Realization of woodpile structure using optical interference holography," Opt. Express 14, 9113-9119 (2006)

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