OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 2010
  • pp: 1248–1250

Periodic nanoripples in the surface and subsurface layers in ZnO irradiated by femtosecond laser pulses

X. Jia, T. Q. Jia, Y. Zhang, P. X. Xiong, D. H. Feng, Z. R. Sun, J. R. Qiu, and Z. Z. Xu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 8, pp. 1248-1250 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.001248


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (427 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We present the formation of periodic ripples in ZnO crystal irradiated by a wavelength-tunable femtosecond laser. The results indicate that in the surface thin layer, the periods change from 0.1 λ to λ with laser fluences and pulse numbers, and in the subsurface layer the periods are always λ 2 n , where n is the refractive index. The formation processes and mechanisms are also discussed.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(320.7130) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast processes in condensed matter, including semiconductors
(110.4235) Imaging systems : Nanolithography
(220.4241) Optical design and fabrication : Nanostructure fabrication

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 21, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: February 26, 2010
Published: April 15, 2010

Citation
X. Jia, T. Q. Jia, Y. Zhang, P. X. Xiong, D. H. Feng, Z. R. Sun, J. R. Qiu, and Z. Z. Xu, "Periodic nanoripples in the surface and subsurface layers in ZnO irradiated by femtosecond laser pulses," Opt. Lett. 35, 1248-1250 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-35-8-1248


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. B. C. Stuart, M. D. Feit, A. M. Rubenchik, B. W. Shore, and M. D. Perry, Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 2248 (1995). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  2. K. Sokolowski-Tinten and D. von der Linde, Phys. Rev. B 61, 2643 (2000). [CrossRef]
  3. S. Kanehira, J. Si, J. Qiu, K. Fujita, and K. Hirao, Nano Lett. 5, 1591 (2005). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  4. Y. Shimotsuma, P. G. Kazansky, J. R. Qiu, and K. Hirao, Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 247405 (2003). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  5. M. Shimizu, Y. Shimotsuma, M. Sakakura, T. Yuasa, H. Homma, Y. Minowa, K. Tanaka, K. Miura, and K. Hirao, Opt. Express 17, 46 (2009). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  6. T. Kondo, S. Juodkazis, V. Mizeikis, H. Misawa, and S. Matsuo, Opt. Express 14, 7943 (2006). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  7. L. Qi, K. Nishii, and Y. Namba, Opt. Lett. 34, 1846 (2009). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  8. X. Jia, T. Q. Jia, L. E. Ding, P. X. Xiong, L. Deng, Z. R. Sun, Z. G. Wang, J. R. Qiu, and Z. Z. Xu, Opt. Lett. 34, 788 (2009). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  9. V. R. Bhardwaj, E. Simova, P. P. Rajeev, C. Hnatovsky, R. S. Taylor, D. M. Rayner, and P. B. Corkum, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 057404 (2006). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  10. M. Shen, J. E. Carey, C. H. Crouch, M. Kandyla, H. A. Stone, and E. Mazur, Nano Lett. 8, 2087 (2008). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  11. D. Dufft, A. Rosenfeld, S. K. Das, R. Grunwald, and J. Bonse, J. Appl. Phys. 105, 034908 (2009). [CrossRef]
  12. S. Juodkazis, K. Nishimura, and H. Misawa, Appl. Surf. Sci. 253, 6539 (2007). [CrossRef]
  13. M. Huang, F. L. Zhao, Y. Cheng, N. S. Xu, and Z. Z. Xu, Phys. Rev. B 79, 125436 (2009). [CrossRef]
  14. M. Birnbaum, J. Appl. Phys. 36, 3688 (1965). [CrossRef]
  15. D. C. Emmony, R. P. Howson, and L. J. Willis, Appl. Phys. Lett. 23, 598 (1973). [CrossRef]
  16. J. F. Young, J. S. Preston, H. M. van Driel, and J. E. Sipe, Phys. Rev. B 27, 1155 (1983). [CrossRef]
  17. F. Costache, M. Henyk, and J. Reif, Appl. Surf. Sci. 186, 352 (2002). [CrossRef]
  18. G. Miyaji and K. Miyazaki, Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 191902 (2006). [CrossRef]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

Figures

Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3
 
Fig. 4
 

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited