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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 27 — Dec. 19, 2011
  • pp: 26000–26005

Formation of micro protrusive lens arrays atop poly(methyl methacrylate)

Yong Zhao, Chang Chun Wang, Wei Min Huang, Hendra Purnawali, and Lin An  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 27, pp. 26000-26005 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.026000


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Abstract

Different sized/shaped micro protrusive lens arrays atop poly(methyl methacrylate) can be fabricated by a simple two-step method, i.e., indentation followed by immersion in ethanol. Profile and projection of obtained microlenses were characterized. Thermal stability of microlenses was examined at 25°C and 60°C. This work demonstrates a cost effective approach for massive fabrication of microlens array with high reliability.

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OCIS Codes
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.3630) Optical design and fabrication : Lenses
(350.3950) Other areas of optics : Micro-optics

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

History
Original Manuscript: October 12, 2011
Revised Manuscript: November 6, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: November 6, 2011
Published: December 6, 2011

Citation
Yong Zhao, Chang Chun Wang, Wei Min Huang, Hendra Purnawali, and Lin An, "Formation of micro protrusive lens arrays atop poly(methyl methacrylate)," Opt. Express 19, 26000-26005 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-27-26000


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