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URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-156080

Design, Fabrication, and Characterisation of Three-Dimensional Photonic Quasicrystals

Ledermann, Alexandra

Abstract:
Photonic structures manipulate the propagation of light by scattering and interference effects. We fabricate and optically characterise high-quality three-dimensional photonic quasicrystals operating at infrared frequencies. They mimic a diffusive behaviour usually known from disordered systems, due to multiple scattering of light. We study icosahedral quasicrystals, known from electronic systems, in both experiment and theory, as well as rhombicuboctahedral ones, a novel class introduced by us.


Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Angewandte Physik (APH)
Institut für Nanotechnologie (INT)
Publikationstyp Hochschulschrift
Jahr 2010
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator KITopen ID: 1000015608
HGF-Programm 43.14.01; LK 01
Verlag Karlsruhe
Abschlussart Dissertation
Fakultät Fakultät für Physik (PHYSIK)
Institut Institut für Angewandte Physik (APH)
Prüfungsdaten 22.01.2010
Referent/Betreuer Prof. M. Wegener
Schlagworte photonic quasicrystals, multiple scattering, optical properties, icosahedron, rhombicuboctahedron
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