Designing visual appearance using a structured surface

Villads Egede Johansen, Lasse Højlund Thamdrup, Christian Smitrup, Theodor Nielsen, Ole Sigmund, Peter Vukusic

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Abstract

We present an approach for designing nanostructured surfaces with prescribed visual appearances, starting at design analysis and ending with a fabricated sample. The method is applied to a silicon wafer structured using deep ultraviolet lithography and dry etching and includes preliminary design followed by numerical and experimental verification. The approach comprises verifying all design and fabrication steps required to produce a desired appearance. We expect that the procedure in the future will yield structurally colored surfaces with appealing prescribed visual appearances.
Original languageEnglish
JournalOptica
Volume2
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)239-245
ISSN2334-2536
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Keywords

  • Color
  • Diffraction theory
  • Surfaces
  • Scattering
  • Visual optics
  • Modelling

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