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Title: Biconcave micro-optofluidic lens with low-refractive-index liquids
Author: Song, Chaolong; Nguyen, Nam-Trung; Asundi, Anand Krishna; Low, Cassandra Lee-Ngo
Copyright year: 2009
Abstract: One of the current problems of micro-optofluidics is the choice of a suitable liquid with a high refractive index (RI). We report the use of a low-RI liquid in a biconcave liquid-core liquid-cladding lens for focusing light. For the characterization of the lens, a telescope system was constructed from polydimethylsiloxane lenses to collimate and expand a light beam emitted from an optical fiber. The tunable optofluidic biconcave lens focuses the parallel beam. Fluorescent dye diluted in an index-matching liquid was used for the visualization of the light rays in a beam-tracing chamber. The focused beam is tuned by adjusting the flow rate ratio between core and cladding streams.
Subject: DRNTU::Engineering::Mechanical engineering
Type: Journal Article
Series/ Journal Title: Optics letters
School: School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Rights: © 2009 Optical Society of America. This paper was published in Optics Letters and is made available as an electronic reprint (preprint) with permission of Optical Society of America. The paper can be found at the following DOI: [http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.003622].  One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic or multiple reproduction, distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.
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