Chapter 3. Functional 3D Photonic Films from Polymer Beads

  1. Prof. Ralf B. Wehrspohn2,3,
  2. Prof. H.-S. Kitzerow4 and
  3. Prof. Kurt Busch5
  1. Birger Lange,
  2. Friederike Fleischhaker and
  3. Rudolf Zentel

Published Online: 4 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527621880.ch3

Nanophotonic Materials: Photonic Crystals, Plasmonics, and Metamaterials

Nanophotonic Materials: Photonic Crystals, Plasmonics, and Metamaterials

How to Cite

Lange, B., Fleischhaker, F. and Zentel, R. (2008) Functional 3D Photonic Films from Polymer Beads, 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.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Fraunhofer-Institute for Mechanics of Materials, Halle; Germany

  2. 3

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

  3. 4

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

  4. 5

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

Author Information

  1. 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;
  • photonic crystals;
  • functional 3D photonic films;
  • polymer beads;
  • opals;
  • coloring agents;
  • highly fluorescent dyes;
  • new properties;
  • replication defect incorporation into opals

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Opals as Coloring Agents

    • Opal Flakes as Effect Pigments in Clear Coatings

    • Opaline Effect Pigments by Spray Induced Self-Assembly

  • Loading of Opals with Highly Fluorescent Dyes

  • New Properties Through Replication

    • Increase of Refractive Index

    • Robust Replica

    • Inert Replica for Chemistry and Catalysis at High Temperatures

  • Defect Incorporation into Opals

    • Patterning of the Opal Itself

    • Patterning of an Infiltrated Material

    • Chemistry in Defect Layers

  • References