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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 2004
  • pp: 2542–2544

Three-dimensional photonic crystal of negative refraction achieved by interference lithography

Xianyu Ao and Sailing He  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 29, Issue 21, pp. 2542-2544 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.29.002542


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Abstract

A three-dimensional bicontinuous photonic crystal of a bcc lattice with all-angle negative refraction that can be achieved at optical frequencies by interference lithography is proposed. A numerical simulation of the focusing imaging of a slab of this crystal was performed to verify the property of all-angle negative refraction. The dependence of the negative-refraction frequency range on the threshold of photoresist development and on the dielectric constant is also discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(220.3740) Optical design and fabrication : Lithography
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics

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Xianyu Ao and Sailing He, "Three-dimensional photonic crystal of negative refraction achieved by interference lithography," Opt. Lett. 29, 2542-2544 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-29-21-2542


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