Glass-polymer superlattice for integrated optics

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Kakkar, T ; Bamiedakis, N ; Fernandez, TT ; Zhao, Z ; Irannejad, M ; Steenson, P ; Jha, A ; Penty, R ; White, I ; Jose, G (2014)
  • Publisher: Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE)

Glass and polymer interstacked superlattice like nanolayers were fabricated by nanosecond-pulsed laser deposition with a 193-nm-ultraviolet laser. The individual layer thickness of this highly transparent thin film could be scaled down to 2 nm, proving a near atomic scale deposition of complex multilayered optical and electronic materials. The layers were selectively doped with Er3\+ and Eu3\+ ions, making it optically active and targeted for integrated sensor application.
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