TITLE

Microspherical surfaces with predefined focal lengths fabricated using microfluidic capillaries

AUTHOR(S)
Lien, Victor; Berdichevsky, Yevgeny; Yu-Hwa Lo
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;12/29/2003, Vol. 83 Issue 26, p5563
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We demonstrate a technique to fabricate spherical micromirrors with a programmable focal length by microfluidic capillary. Micromirrors with focal lengths of 13 μm, 19 μm, 28 μm, 50 μm, and a flat mirror were fabricated and characterized. These micromirrors show a great ability to converge light into a focal point. This technique also introduces the concept of fabricating and integrating optical components with microfluidic channels. © 2003 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
11753238

 

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