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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 22 — Oct. 26, 2009
  • pp: 20365–20375

Spatial and spectral beam shaping with space-variant guided mode resonance filters

Pradeep Srinivasan, Menelaos K. Poutous, Zachary A. Roth, Yigit O. Yilmaz, Raymond C. Rumpf, and Eric G. Johnson  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 22, pp. 20365-20375 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.020365


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Abstract

Novel all-dielectric beam shaping elements were developed based on guided mode resonance (GMR) filters. This was achieved by spatially varying the duty cycle of a hexagonal-cell GMR filter, to locally detune from the resonant condition, which resulted in modified wavelength dependent reflection and transmission profiles, across the device aperture. This paper presents the design, fabrication, and characterization of the device and compares simulations to experimental results.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3300) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam shaping
(310.6628) Thin films : Subwavelength structures, nanostructures
(310.6845) Thin films : Thin film devices and applications

ToC Category:
Thin Films

History
Original Manuscript: August 10, 2009
Revised Manuscript: September 21, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: September 21, 2009
Published: October 23, 2009

Citation
Pradeep Srinivasan, Menelaos K. Poutous, Zachary A. Roth, Yigit O. Yilmaz, Raymond C. Rumpf, and Eric G. Johnson, "Spatial and spectral beam shaping with space-variant guided mode resonance filters," Opt. Express 17, 20365-20375 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-22-20365


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