TITLE

Optical filtering by leaky guided modes in macroporous silicon

AUTHOR(S)
Avrutsky, Ivan; Kochergin, Vladimir
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;5/26/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 21, p3590
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We propose an optical filtering mechanism in a porous material based on wavelength-dependent losses for leaky modes in pore waveguides. The spectral transmission characteristics of such filters can be controlled by applying thin-film coatings to the pore walls. Such filters will find application in the deep UV spectral range where traditional approaches to filter design fail due to lack of suitable materials.
ACCESSION #
9815750

 

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