Applied Physics A

, Volume 103, Issue 3, pp 749–753 | Cite as

Enhanced broadband optical transmission in metallized woodpiles

  • R. Malureanu
  • A. Alabastri
  • W. Cheng
  • R. Kiyan
  • B. Chichkov
  • A. Andryieuski
  • A. Lavrinenko


We present an optimized isotropic metal deposition technique used for covering three-dimensional polymer structures with a 50 nm smooth silver layer. The technology allows fast and isotropic coating of complex 3D dielectric structures with thin silver layers. Transmission measurements of 3D metallized woodpiles reveal a new phenomenon of enhanced optical transmission in broadband range (up to 300 nm) in the near IR.


Photonic Crystal Electroless Deposition Silver Layer Direct Laser Writing Silver Seed 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Malureanu
    • 1
  • A. Alabastri
    • 1
    • 2
  • W. Cheng
    • 3
  • R. Kiyan
    • 3
  • B. Chichkov
    • 3
  • A. Andryieuski
    • 1
  • A. Lavrinenko
    • 1
  1. 1.DTU FotonikTechnical University of DenmarkCopenhagenDenmark
  2. 2.Dipartimento di FisicaPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly
  3. 3.Laser Zentrum HannoverHannoverGermany

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