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Cotton-yarn/TiO\(\mathsf{_{2}}\) dispersed resin photonic crystals with straight and wavy structures

  • Y. WatanabeEmail author
  • T. Kobayashi
  • S. Kirihara
  • Y. Miyamoto
  • K. Sakoda
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Abstract.

The feasibility of three-dimensional (3-D) photonic crystals made using textile technology was investigated. Three different textures consisting of the cotton-yarn and TiO2 dispersed resin; a crossed linear-yarn laminated fabric, a multi layered woven fabric, and a 3-D woven fabric, were fabricated. The microwave attenuation of the transmission amplitude through these photonic crystals was measured. The straight cotton-yarn as well as the wavy cotton-yarn/TiO2 dispersed resin photonic crystals exhibited band gaps in the 6 to 15 GHz range. Thus, we could fabricate successfully 3-D photonic crystals using textile technology.

Keywords

TiO2 Microwave Attenuation Photonic Crystal Textile Technology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Watanabe
    • 1
    Email author
  • T. Kobayashi
    • 1
  • S. Kirihara
    • 2
  • Y. Miyamoto
    • 2
  • K. Sakoda
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Functional Machinery and MechanicsShinshu UniversityUedaJapan
  2. 2.Joint and Welding Research InstituteOsaka UniversityIbarakiJapan
  3. 3.Nanomaterials LaboratoryNational Institute for Materials ScienceTsukubaJapan

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