Chapter 11. Polymer Based Tuneable Photonic Crystals

  1. Prof. Ralf B. Wehrspohn6,7,
  2. Prof. H.-S. Kitzerow8 and
  3. Prof. Kurt Busch9
  1. J. H. Wülbern1,
  2. M. Schmidt1,
  3. U. Hübner2,
  4. R. Boucher2,
  5. W. Volksen3,
  6. Y. Lu4,
  7. R. Zentel5 and
  8. M. Eich1

Published Online: 4 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527621880.ch11

Nanophotonic Materials: Photonic Crystals, Plasmonics, and Metamaterials

Nanophotonic Materials: Photonic Crystals, Plasmonics, and Metamaterials

How to Cite

Wülbern, J. H., Schmidt, M., Hübner, U., Boucher, R., Volksen, W., Lu, Y., Zentel, R. and Eich, M. (2008) Polymer Based Tuneable Photonic Crystals, in Nanophotonic Materials: Photonic Crystals, Plasmonics, and Metamaterials (eds R. B. Wehrspohn, H.-S. Kitzerow and K. Busch), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527621880.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 6

    Fraunhofer-Institute for Mechanics of Materials, Halle; Germany

  2. 7

    Martin-Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, Institute of Physics, 06099 Halle, Germany

  3. 8

    Department of Physical Chemistry FB13, University of Paderborn, Faculty of Science, Warburger Str. 100, 33098 Paderborn, Germany

  4. 9

    Universität Karlsruhe, Institute of Thoeretical Solid State Physics, 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Hamburg University of Technology, Institute of Optical and Electronic Materials, Eissendorferstraße 38, 21073 Hamburg, Germany

  2. 2

    Institute for Photonic Technology Jena, Albert-Einstein Str. 9, 07745 Jena, Germany

  3. 3

    IBM Almaden Research Center, 650 Harry Road, 95120 San Jose, USA

  4. 4

    University of Mainz, Institute of Organic Chemistry, Düsbergweg 10–14, 55099 Mainz, Germany

  5. 5

    Institute of Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Pharmacy, and Earth Science, University of Mainz, Düsbergweg 10–14, 55128 Mainz, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408580

Online ISBN: 9783527621880

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Keywords:

  • nanophotonic materials;
  • tuneable photonic crystals;
  • polymer based;
  • photonic crystal structure preparation;
  • polymer waveguide material;
  • realization;
  • characterization;
  • electro-optically tuneable photonic crystals;
  • synthesis;
  • electro-optically active

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Preparation of Photonic Crystal Structures in Polymer Waveguide Material

    • Materials

    • Fabrication

  • Realization and Characterization of Electro-Optically Tuneable Photonic Crystals

    • Characterization

    • Experimental Results

  • Synthesis of Electro-Optically Active Polymers

  • Conclusions and Outlook

  • References