Anisotropy of weak light scattering in thin opal films

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dc.contributor.author Romanov, Sergei G.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-12T09:07:45Z
dc.date.available 2017-07-12T09:07:45Z
dc.date.issued 2008-05-13
dc.identifier.citation Romanov, S. G. (2008) 'Anisotropy of weak light scattering in thin opal films', Journal of Applied Physics, 103(9), pp. 093117. doi: 10.1063/1.2917224 en
dc.identifier.volume 103
dc.identifier.issued 9
dc.identifier.startpage 1
dc.identifier.endpage 8
dc.identifier.issn 0021-8979
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/4224
dc.identifier.doi 10.1063/1.2917224
dc.description.abstract The forward and backward light scattering that accompanied the almost ballistic light propagation in opal-based three-dimensional photonic crystal (PhC) has been experimentally studied. The light path memory and the high anisotropy of scattering have been associated with low-order scattering at large-scale crystal defects. The strong backscattered light intensity has been linked to the uncoupled light at a PhC surface. The exponent of power-law approximation of angle diagrams of the scattered light intensity has been suggested as a measure of the scattering anisotropy. The scattering anisotropy spectra have demonstrated that in a vicinity to the first photonic bandgap, the lower directionality of the forward scattering is complemented by the higher directionality of the backward scattering. en
dc.description.sponsorship Science Foundation Ireland (05-02-16975) en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher AIP Publishing en
dc.relation.uri http://aip.scitation.org/doi/abs/10.1063/1.2917224
dc.rights © 2008 American Institute of Physics, This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and AIP Publishing. The following article appeared in Romanov, S. G. (2008) 'Anisotropy of weak light scattering in thin opal films', Journal of Applied Physics, 103(9), pp. 093117 and may be found at http://aip.scitation.org/doi/abs/10.1063/1.2917224 en
dc.subject Photonic crystals en
dc.subject Optical-properties en
dc.subject Thickness en
dc.subject Light scattering en
dc.subject Visible spectra en
dc.subject Opal en
dc.subject Light diffraction en
dc.subject Anisotropy en
dc.title Anisotropy of weak light scattering in thin opal films en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Sergei Romanov, Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland +353-21-490-3000 E-mail: sergei.romanov@tyndall.ie en
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dc.contributor.funder Science Foundation Ireland
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Journal of Applied Physics en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress sergei.romanov@tyndall.ie en
dc.identifier.articleid 93117


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