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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 17 — Aug. 18, 2008
  • pp: 12899–12904

Fabrication of photonic crystals with functional defects by one-step holographic lithography

Juntao Li, Yikun Liu, Xiangsheng Xie, Peiqing Zhang, Bing Liang, Li Yan, Jianying Zhou, Gershon Kurizki, Daniel Jacobs, Kam Sing Wong, and Yongchun Zhong  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 17, pp. 12899-12904 (2008)

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A one-step introduction of functional defects into a photonic crystal is demonstrated. By using a multi-beam phase-controlled holographic lithography, line-defects in a Bragg structure and embedded waveguides in a two-dimensional photonic crystal are fabricated. Intrinsic defect introduction into a 3-dimensional photonic crystal is also proposed. This technique gives rise to a substantial reduction of the fabrication complexity and a significant improvement on the accuracy of the functional defects in photonic crystals.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(260.3160) Physical optics : Interference
(160.5298) Materials : Photonic crystals

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Original Manuscript: June 30, 2008
Revised Manuscript: July 23, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: August 6, 2008
Published: August 8, 2008

Juntao Li, Yikun Liu, Xiangsheng Xie, Peiqing Zhang, Bing Liang, Li Yan, Jianying Zhou, Gershon Kurizki, Daniel Jacobs, Kam Sing Wong, and Yongchun Zhong, "Fabrication of photonic crystals with functional defects by one-step holographic lithography," Opt. Express 16, 12899-12904 (2008)

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