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Optical Materials Express

  • Editor: David J. Hagan
  • Vol. 2, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2012
  • pp: 1803–1808

Emission features of microstructures fabricated by two-photon polymerization containing three organic dyes

A. J. G. Otuka, V. Tribuzi, D. S. Corrêa, and C. R. Mendonça  »View Author Affiliations

Optical Materials Express, Vol. 2, Issue 12, pp. 1803-1808 (2012)

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Fabrication of microstructures containing active compounds, such as fluorescent dyes and nanoparticles have been exploited in the last few years, aiming at applications from photonics to biology. Here we fabricate, using two-photon polymerization, microstructures containing the fluorescent dyes Stilbene 420, Disodium Fluorescein and Rhodamine B. The produced microstructures, containing dyes at specific sites, present good structural integrity and a broad fluorescence spectrum, from about 350 nm until 700 nm. Such spectrum can be tuned by using different excitation wavelengths and selecting the excitation position in the microstructure. These results are interesting for designing multi-doped structures, presenting tunable and broad fluorescence spectrum.

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OCIS Codes
(160.2540) Materials : Fluorescent and luminescent materials
(230.4000) Optical devices : Microstructure fabrication

ToC Category:
Laser Materials Processing

Original Manuscript: October 3, 2012
Revised Manuscript: November 7, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: November 15, 2012
Published: November 26, 2012

A. J. G. Otuka, V. Tribuzi, D. S. Corrêa, and C. R. Mendonça, "Emission features of microstructures fabricated by two-photon polymerization containing three organic dyes," Opt. Mater. Express 2, 1803-1808 (2012)

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