Pyro-printing on demand of polymer microlenses

Year: 2014

Authors: Coppola S., Vespini V., Mecozzi L., Miccio L., Grilli S., Ferraro P., Grimaldi I.A., Loffredo F., Nenna G., Lepera E., Villani F., Minarini C.

Autors Affiliation: CNR-Istituto Nazionale di Ottica Applicata, via Campi Flegrei 34, 80078, Pozzuoli (NA), Italy;
ENEA – Portici Research Center, piazzale Enrico Fermi 1, 80055, Portici (NA), Italy

Abstract: In this work we present a direct printing of microlenses using high viscous polymer materials. In particular the pyro-electric effect activated onto a Lithium Niobate crystal is exploited for the fabrication on demand of microlens array.

Conference title: 2014 Fotonica AEIT Italian Conference on Photonics Technologies
Place: Naples, Italy, May 12-14, 2014

KeyWords: interferometry; Microlenses; Polymer; Pyroelectric dispenser;