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Direct laser written aperiodic photonic volume elements for complex light shaping with high efficiency: inverse design and fabrication

  title={Direct laser written aperiodic photonic volume elements for complex light shaping with high efficiency: inverse design and fabrication},
  author={Nicolas Barr'e and Ravi Shivaraman and Simon Moser and Patrick S. Salter and M. Schmidt and Martin J. Booth and Alexander Jesacher},
Light plays the central role in many applications. The key to unlocking its versatility lies in shaping it into the most appropriate form for the task at hand. Specifically tailored refractive index modifications, directly manufactured inside glass using a short pulsed laser, enable an almost arbitrary control of the light flow. However, the stringent requirements for quantitative knowledge of these modifications, as well as for fabrication precision, have so far prevented the fabrication of light… 



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