It is shown that by using the melting method it is possible to fabricate microlenses that work with mid-IR radiation. The fabrication method is described, and the characteristics of the polymeric material and the fabricated lenses are shown.
© 1999 Optical Society of America
Sergio Calixto and Manuel Ornelas-Rodriguez, "Mid-infrared microlenses fabricated by the melting method," Opt. Lett. 24, 1212-1214 (1999)