Micro-optics fabrication on top of optical fibers using two-photon lithography

Carlo Liberale*, Gheorghe Cojoc, Patrizio Candeloro, Gobind Das, Francesco Gentile, Francesco De Angelis, Enzo Di Fabrizio

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

We describe the fabrication of different micro-optical structures on top of optical fibers using two-photon polymerization. We show the convenience of this approach to quickly create generic three-dimensional shapes using a single setup by comparison to previous shape-dependent methods. A set of different structures, designed for different optical functions, are fabricated and characterized to demonstrate the versatility of this approach and their high optical quality.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number5404760
Pages (from-to)474-476
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume22
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2010

Keywords

  • Microstructure fabrication
  • Multiphoton processes
  • Optical fibers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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