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- Mechanical properties and tuning of three-dimensional polymeric photonic crystals
- Juodkazis, Saulius; Mizeikis, Vygantas; Seet, Kock Khuen; Misawa, Hiroaki; Wegst, Ulrike G. K.
- Mechanical properties of photopolymerized photonic crystal (PhC) structures having woodpile and spiral three-dimensional architectures were examined using flat-punch indentation. The structures were found to exhibit a foamlike response with a bend-dominated elastic deformation regime observed at strain levels up to 10%. Numerical simulations of optical properties of these PhC structures demonstrate the possibility of achieving a substantial and reversible spectral tuning of the photonic stop gap wavelength by applying a mechanical load to the PhC.
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- Journal article
- Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 91, no. 24 (Dec 2007), paper no. 241904
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- 01 Mathematical Sciences; 02 Physical Sciences; 09 Engineering
- Mechanical properties; Photonic crystals; Photopolymerized photonic crystal; Stress-strain curves; Wavelength
- American Institute of Physics
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- Copyright © 2007 American Institute of Physics. Published version of this paper reproduced here in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
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- The authors acknowledge support from the Grant-in-Aid from the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports, and Culture of Japan (19360322).
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