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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 1 — Jan. 14, 2013
  • pp: 618–625

Fabrication of three-dimensional plasmonic cavity by femtosecond laser-induced forward transfer

Wei Ting Chen, Ming Lun Tseng, Chun Yen Liao, Pin Chieh Wu, Shulin Sun, Yao-Wei Huang, Chia Min Chang, Chung Hao Lu, Lei Zhou, Ding-Wei Huang, Ai Qun Liu, and Din Ping Tsai  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 618-625 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.000618


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Abstract

We fabricated a three-dimensional five-layered plasmonic resonant cavity by low-cost, efficient and high-throughput femtosecond laser-induced forward transfer (fs-LIFT) technique. The fabricated cavity was characterized by optical measurements, showing two different cavity modes within the measured wavelength region which is in good agreement with numerical simulations. The mode volume corresponding to each resonance is found to be squeezed over 104 smaller than the cube of incident wavelength. This property may facilitate many applications in integrated optics, optical nonlinearities, and luminescence enhancement, etc.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3390) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials processing
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials
(220.4241) Optical design and fabrication : Nanostructure fabrication
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics

ToC Category:
Laser Microfabrication

History
Original Manuscript: November 21, 2012
Revised Manuscript: December 18, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: December 19, 2012
Published: January 7, 2013

Citation
Wei Ting Chen, Ming Lun Tseng, Chun Yen Liao, Pin Chieh Wu, Shulin Sun, Yao-Wei Huang, Chia Min Chang, Chung Hao Lu, Lei Zhou, Ding-Wei Huang, Ai Qun Liu, and Din Ping Tsai, "Fabrication of three-dimensional plasmonic cavity by femtosecond laser-induced forward transfer," Opt. Express 21, 618-625 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-1-618


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