Abstract

This paper describes the fabrication and characteristics of a gradient-index microlens by using a low-stress, high-transmittance film that is deposited by ion-beam sputtering. The key techniques in forming this film are sputtering with N2 gas, performing ion-beam irradiation during deposition, and stabilizing the deposition acceleration current. An integrated device consisting of the microlens and a laser diode is demonstrated. The focusing spot size is 2 μm × 3 μm at a distance of 11 μm from the lens facet.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
Correlation between properties of HfO2 films and preparing parameters by ion beam sputtering deposition

Huasong Liu, Yugang Jiang, Lishuan Wang, Jian Leng, Peng Sun, Kewen Zhuang, Yiqin Ji, Xinbin Cheng, Hongfei Jiao, Zhanshan Wang, and Bingjun Wu
Appl. Opt. 53(4) A405-A411 (2014)

Mechanical and thermoelastic characteristics of optical thin films deposited by dual ion beam sputtering

Eda Çetinörgü, Bill Baloukas, Oleg Zabeida, Jolanta E. Klemberg-Sapieha, and Ludvik Martinu
Appl. Opt. 48(23) 4536-4544 (2009)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (17)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Tables (1)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article tables are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Equations (4)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription