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A chiral beamsplitter inspired by butterfly nanostructures

Turner, M.D., Saba, M., Zhang, Q., Cumming, B.P., Schröder-Turk, G.E. and Gu, M. (2013) A chiral beamsplitter inspired by butterfly nanostructures. In: 97th Annual Frontiers in Optics (FiO) /Laser Science (LS) Conference XXIX, 6 - 10 October 2013, Orlando, FL FW6A.3.

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Here we present a chiral analog of the linearly polarizing beamsplitter. This microscopic device was built from a biomimetic chiral photonic crystal and separates left and right-handed circularly polarized light at near-infrared wavelengths.

Publication Type: Conference Paper
Publisher: OSA Publishing
Copyright: © 2013 OSA
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