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Title: Micrometer-scale fabrication of complex three dimensional lattice + basis structures in silicon

Abstract

A complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) compatible version of membrane projection lithography (MPL) for fabrication of micrometer-scale three-dimensional structures is presented. The approach uses all inorganic materials and standard CMOS processing equipment. In a single layer, MPL is capable of creating all 5 2D-Bravais lattices. Furthermore, standard semiconductor processing steps can be used in a layer-by-layer approach to create fully three dimensional structures with any of the 14 3D-Bravais lattices. The unit cell basis is determined by the projection of the membrane pattern, with many degrees of freedom for defining functional inclusions. Here we demonstrate several unique structural motifs, and characterize 2D arrays of unit cells with split ring resonators in a silicon matrix. The structures exhibit strong polarization dependent resonances and, for properly oriented split ring resonators (SRRs), coupling to the magnetic field of a normally incident transverse electromagnetic wave, a response unique to 3D inclusions.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1214781
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Optical Materials Express
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 5; Journal Issue: 10; Journal ID: ISSN 2159-3930
Publisher:
Optical Society of America (OSA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Burckel, D. Bruce, Resnick, Paul J., Finnegan, Patrick S., Sinclair, Michael B., and Davids, Paul S. Micrometer-scale fabrication of complex three dimensional lattice + basis structures in silicon. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1364/OME.5.002231.
Burckel, D. Bruce, Resnick, Paul J., Finnegan, Patrick S., Sinclair, Michael B., & Davids, Paul S. Micrometer-scale fabrication of complex three dimensional lattice + basis structures in silicon. United States. doi:10.1364/OME.5.002231.
Burckel, D. Bruce, Resnick, Paul J., Finnegan, Patrick S., Sinclair, Michael B., and Davids, Paul S. Thu . "Micrometer-scale fabrication of complex three dimensional lattice + basis structures in silicon". United States. doi:10.1364/OME.5.002231. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1214781.
@article{osti_1214781,
title = {Micrometer-scale fabrication of complex three dimensional lattice + basis structures in silicon},
author = {Burckel, D. Bruce and Resnick, Paul J. and Finnegan, Patrick S. and Sinclair, Michael B. and Davids, Paul S.},
abstractNote = {A complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) compatible version of membrane projection lithography (MPL) for fabrication of micrometer-scale three-dimensional structures is presented. The approach uses all inorganic materials and standard CMOS processing equipment. In a single layer, MPL is capable of creating all 5 2D-Bravais lattices. Furthermore, standard semiconductor processing steps can be used in a layer-by-layer approach to create fully three dimensional structures with any of the 14 3D-Bravais lattices. The unit cell basis is determined by the projection of the membrane pattern, with many degrees of freedom for defining functional inclusions. Here we demonstrate several unique structural motifs, and characterize 2D arrays of unit cells with split ring resonators in a silicon matrix. The structures exhibit strong polarization dependent resonances and, for properly oriented split ring resonators (SRRs), coupling to the magnetic field of a normally incident transverse electromagnetic wave, a response unique to 3D inclusions.},
doi = {10.1364/OME.5.002231},
journal = {Optical Materials Express},
number = 10,
volume = 5,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2015},
month = {Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2015}
}

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