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  • Vol. 9, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2014

A rapid two-photon fabrication of tube array using an annular Fresnel lens

Chenchu Zhang, Yanlei Hu, Jiawen Li, Guoqiang Li, Jiaru Chu, and Wenhao Huang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 4, pp. 3983-3990 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.003983


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Abstract

A rapid method of fabricating microscopic tubular structures via two-photon polymerization is presented. Novel Fresnel lens is designed and applied to modulate the light field into a uniform ring pattern with controllable diameters. Comparing with the conventional holographic processing method, Fresnel lens shows higher uniformity and better flexibility, while easier to generate. This versatile method provides a powerful solution to produce tube structure array within several seconds.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4180) Nonlinear optics : Multiphoton processes
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication
(220.4610) Optical design and fabrication : Optical fabrication
(180.4315) Microscopy : Nonlinear microscopy

ToC Category:
Laser Microfabrication

History
Original Manuscript: January 15, 2014
Revised Manuscript: January 30, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: January 30, 2014
Published: February 12, 2014

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Vol. 9, Iss. 4 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Chenchu Zhang, Yanlei Hu, Jiawen Li, Guoqiang Li, Jiaru Chu, and Wenhao Huang, "A rapid two-photon fabrication of tube array using an annular Fresnel lens," Opt. Express 22, 3983-3990 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-22-4-3983


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