IJAT Vol.10 No.1 pp. 41-47
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2016.p0041


Nano Texturing and Self-Organization Process for Development of Optical Functional Surface

Masahiko Yoshino, Takayuki Ueno, and Motoki Terano

Tokyo Institute of Technology
2-12-1 Ookayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152-8552, Japan

August 3, 2015
September 2, 2015
Online released:
January 4, 2016
January 5, 2016
nano plastic forming (NPF), thermal dewetting, functional surface, optical metamaterial, double-layer nanorod array

A new fabrication process for an optical resonator is developed by means of a combination of surface texturing using nano plastic forming and self-organization using thermal dewetting. Process conditions are optimized to fabricate an optical resonator that has a double-layer Au nanorod array. The nanorods are 450 nm in length and 150 nm in width. The extinction spectrum of the double-layer nanorod array is measured to evaluate its optical characteristics. It is found that the measured extinction peak corresponds to the theoretical resonant wavelength of a parallel nanorod resonator. It is expected that the developed double-layer nanorod array can be utilized to generate the negative refractive index of metamaterial.

Cite this article as:
Masahiko Yoshino, Takayuki Ueno, and Motoki Terano, “Nano Texturing and Self-Organization Process for Development of Optical Functional Surface,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.10, No.1, pp. 41-47, 2016.
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