F2-Laser Microfabrication of Diffractive Phase Elements

M. Pfeifer, F. Jahn, A. Kratsch, B. Steiger, S. Weissmantel

Abstract

Fluorine laser microfabrication enables direct structuring of diffractive phase elements in fused silica. These elements are used as beam shapers for the wide wavelength range from 248 to 1100 nm. We present selected phase elements for laser beam shaping in the visible wavelength range. Furthermore we show the laser beam shaping of a fiber laser with a wavelength of λ = 1070 nm. The main advantage of this application is the much more compact design compared with the current used method of beam shaping by conventional optics. Fluorine laser microstructuring provides an effective alternative to lithography techniques. It is a fast and individual method to fabricate customized or prototype diffractive phase elements in a cost-effective way.

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Pfeifer M., Jahn F., Kratsch A., Steiger B. and Weissmantel S. (2014). F2-Laser Microfabrication of Diffractive Phase Elements . In Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS, ISBN 978-989-758-008-6, pages 91-96. DOI: 10.5220/0004713600910096


in Bibtex Style

@conference{photoptics14,
author={M. Pfeifer and F. Jahn and A. Kratsch and B. Steiger and S. Weissmantel},
title={F2-Laser Microfabrication of Diffractive Phase Elements},
booktitle={Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS,},
year={2014},
pages={91-96},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004713600910096},
isbn={978-989-758-008-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS,
TI - F2-Laser Microfabrication of Diffractive Phase Elements
SN - 978-989-758-008-6
AU - Pfeifer M.
AU - Jahn F.
AU - Kratsch A.
AU - Steiger B.
AU - Weissmantel S.
PY - 2014
SP - 91
EP - 96
DO - 10.5220/0004713600910096