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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 8 — Apr. 14, 2008
  • pp: 5372–5377

Anisotropic optical thin films finely sculptured by substrate sweep technology

Yi-Jun Jen and Chia-Feng Lin  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 8, pp. 5372-5377 (2008)

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In this paper, we have fabricated for the first time films with different orientations of principal axes but similar principal indices and also films with different principal refractive indices but the same orientations of principal axes. During deposition, the deposition angle and the substrate sweep angle are varied to control separately the porosity (refractive principal indices) and column tilt angle (orientations of principal axes) of a birefringent thin film.

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OCIS Codes
(260.1440) Physical optics : Birefringence
(310.1860) Thin films : Deposition and fabrication
(310.6860) Thin films : Thin films, optical properties

ToC Category:
Thin Films

Original Manuscript: December 20, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: March 24, 2008
Published: April 3, 2008

Yi-Jun Jen and Chia-Feng Lin, "Anisotropic optical thin films finely sculptured by substrate sweep technology," Opt. Express 16, 5372-5377 (2008)

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