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  • Editor: David J. Hagan
  • Vol. 3, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1259–1272

A review on solution processing of chalcogenide glasses for optical components

Yunlai Zha, Maike Waldmann, and Craig B. Arnold  »View Author Affiliations


Optical Materials Express, Vol. 3, Issue 9, pp. 1259-1272 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OME.3.001259


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Abstract

Solution-processing offers a pathway to fabricate complex chalcogenide structures for electronic, imaging and photonic applications. More importantly, it has benefits in flexibility and integration as compared to conventional methods. This paper reviews the fundamental physics and chemistry in the solution process, along with discussing recent examples of applying the solution method to fabricate high-quality optical and photonic components.

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OCIS Codes
(160.2750) Materials : Glass and other amorphous materials
(310.1860) Thin films : Deposition and fabrication

ToC Category:
Glass and Other Amorphous Materials

History
Original Manuscript: June 28, 2013
Revised Manuscript: July 30, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: July 30, 2013
Published: August 8, 2013

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Mid-IR Photonic Materials (2013) Optical Materials Express

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Yunlai Zha, Maike Waldmann, and Craig B. Arnold, "A review on solution processing of chalcogenide glasses for optical components," Opt. Mater. Express 3, 1259-1272 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ome/abstract.cfm?URI=ome-3-9-1259


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