Fabrication of optical components with nm- to mm-scale critical features using three-dimensional direct laser writing

@article{Li2019FabricationOO,
  title={Fabrication of optical components with nm- to mm-scale critical features using three-dimensional direct laser writing},
  author={Yanzeng Li and Seran Park and Michael McLamb and Marc Lata and Darrell R. Childers and Tino Hofmann},
  journal={2019 IEEE 16th International Conference on Smart Cities: Improving Quality of Life Using ICT \& IoT and AI (HONET-ICT)},
  year={2019},
  pages={213-216}
}
  • Yanzeng LiSeran Park T. Hofmann
  • Published 28 September 2019
  • Physics, Materials Science
  • 2019 IEEE 16th International Conference on Smart Cities: Improving Quality of Life Using ICT & IoT and AI (HONET-ICT)
A powerful fabrication strategy based on three-dimensional direct laser writing for the rapid prototyping of opto-mechanical components with critical features ranging from several hundred nm to a few mm is demonstrated here. As an example, a simple optical fiber connector with optical and mechanical guides as well as integrated micro-optical elements with nano-structured surfaces is designed and fabricated. In contrast to established three-dimensional direct laser writing, two different… 
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