Functionalising opals

versatile self-assembled photonic crystal devices

Matthias Brendle*, Michaela K. Micko, Markus Pasch, Eric Mägi, Judith M. Dawes

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Opals offer a practical way to realize 3D bandgap functional materials. We have fabricated and optically characterized opals incorporating optical fibre tapers. Opals assembled from silver-coated microspheres exhibit enhanced the refractive index contrast and bandgap effects.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the International Quantum Electronics Conference and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim 2011
Place of PublicationPiscataway, N.J.
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages2139-2141
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9780977565788, 9781457719400
ISBN (Print)9781457719394
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventInternational Quantum Electronics Conference and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim - 2011 - Sydney, NSW, Australia
Duration: 28 Aug 20111 Sep 2011

Other

OtherInternational Quantum Electronics Conference and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim - 2011
CountryAustralia
CitySydney, NSW
Period28/08/111/09/11

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