Bottom-up tailoring of photonic nanofibers

Frank Balzer, Morten Madsen, Ralf Frese, Manuela Schiek, Thomas Tamulevicius, Sigitas Tamulevicius, Horst-Günter Rubahn

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Abstract

Aligned ensembles of nanoscopic nanofibers from organic molecules such as para-phenylenes for photonic applications can be fabricated by self-assembled molecular growth on a suited dielectric substrate. Epitaxy together with alignment due to electric surface fields determines the growth directions. In this paper we demonstrate how aligned growth along arbitrary directions can be realized by depositing the molecules on a micro-structured and gold covered Silicon surface, consisting of channels and ridges. For the correct combination of ridge width and deposition temperature fibers grow perpendicular to the ridge edge, emitting light polarized along the ridges after UV excitation.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
BogserieProceedings of SPIE, the International Society for Optical Engineering
Sider (fra-til)68830T
ISSN0277-786X
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2008
BegivenhedPhotonics West 2008 - San Jose, USA
Varighed: 19. jan. 200824. jan. 2008

Konference

KonferencePhotonics West 2008
Land/OmrådeUSA
BySan Jose
Periode19/01/200824/01/2008

Bibliografisk note

Advanced Fabrication Technologies for Micro/Nano Optics and Photonics
Volumne: 6883

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