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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 23 — Nov. 8, 2010
  • pp: 23529–23534

Demonstration of a PDMS based hybrid grating and Fresnel lens (G-Fresnel) device

Chuan Yang, Kebin Shi, Perry Edwards, and Zhiwen Liu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 23, pp. 23529-23534 (2010)

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A hybrid device that we term G-Fresnel (i.e., grating and Fresnel) is demonstrated. It fuses the functions of a grating and a Fresnel lens into a single device. We have fabricated the G-Fresnel device by using polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) based soft lithography. Three-dimensional surface profilometry has been performed to examine the device quality. We have also conducted optical characterizations to confirm its dual focusing and dispersing properties. The G-Fresnel can be useful for the development of miniature optical spectrometers as well as emerging optofluidic applications.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(080.0080) Geometric optics : Geometric optics
(080.3630) Geometric optics : Lenses
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.6200) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Spectrometers and spectroscopic instrumentation

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Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: July 6, 2010
Revised Manuscript: September 27, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: October 16, 2010
Published: October 26, 2010

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Chuan Yang, Kebin Shi, Perry Edwards, and Zhiwen Liu, "Demonstration of a PDMS based hybrid grating and Fresnel lens (G-Fresnel) device," Opt. Express 18, 23529-23534 (2010)

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