Optical properties of carbon nanofiber photonic crystals
Journal article, 2010

Carbon nanofibers (CNFs) are used as components of planar photonic crystals. Square and rectangular lattices and random patterns of vertically aligned CNFs were fabricated and their properties studied using ellipsometry. We show that detailed information such as symmetry directions and the band structure of these novel materials can be extracted from considerations of the polarization state in the specular beam. The refractive index of the individual nanofibers was found to be nCNF = 4.1.

Author

Robert Rehammar

Chalmers, Applied Physics, Condensed Matter Theory

R Magnusson

Linköping University

A.I. Fernandez-Dominguez

Imperial College London

H Arwin

Linköping University

Jari Kinaret

Chalmers, Applied Physics, Condensed Matter Theory

S. A. Maier

Imperial College London

Eleanor E.B. Campbell

University of Edinburgh

Konkuk University

Nanotechnology

0957-4484 (ISSN) 1361-6528 (eISSN)

Vol. 21 46

Areas of Advance

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (2010-2017)

Subject Categories

Physical Sciences

DOI

10.1088/0957-4484/21/46/465203

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4/20/2018