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Optical Materials Express

  • Editor: David J. Hagan
  • Vol. 3, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2013
  • pp: 2055–2062

Nanoporous transparent and conducting films and photonic crystals

P. G. O’Brien, Y. Yang, A. Flood, H. Hsu, D. P. Puzzo, G. A. Ozin, and N. P. Kherani  »View Author Affiliations


Optical Materials Express, Vol. 3, Issue 12, pp. 2055-2062 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OME.3.002055


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Abstract

Herein we present nanoporous transparent and conducting films prepared by sputtering controlled amounts of ITO onto and into the interconnected pores of SiO2 and SnO2 nanoparticle films. The sheet resistance of these nanoporous transparent conducting films made with either SiO2 or SnO2 nanoparticles is less than 103 Ω/□. Furthermore, we demonstrate entirely nanoporous one-dimensional photonic crystals by alternately stacking nanoporous transparent and conducting films made from SiO2 and SnO2 nanoparticles.

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OCIS Codes
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(310.0310) Thin films : Thin films
(160.5293) Materials : Photonic bandgap materials
(050.5298) Diffraction and gratings : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

History
Original Manuscript: July 29, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 20, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 23, 2013
Published: November 8, 2013

Citation
P. G. O’Brien, Y. Yang, A. Flood, H. Hsu, D. P. Puzzo, G. A. Ozin, and N. P. Kherani, "Nanoporous transparent and conducting films and photonic crystals," Opt. Mater. Express 3, 2055-2062 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ome/abstract.cfm?URI=ome-3-12-2055


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