Journal article

Multifunctional Dielectric Metasurfaces Consisting of Color Holograms Encoded into Color Printed Images

Dandan Wen, Jasper J Cadusch, Jiajun Meng, Kenneth B Crozier

Advanced Functional Materials | Wiley | Published : 2020

Abstract

A hologram records the wavefront of light from an object, but it is usually not an image itself, and looks unintelligible under diffuse ambient light. Here a new paradigm to encode a color hologram onto a color printed image is experimentally demonstrated. The printed image can be directly viewed under white light illumination, while a low‐crosstalk color holographic image can be seen when the device is illuminated with red (R), green (G), and blue (B) laser beams. The device is a dielectric metasurface that consists of titanium dioxide (TiO2) cones on a glass substrate. The dimensions of the TiO2 cones are chosen to allow them to support visible‐wavelength resonances, thereby producing the ..

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