Localization of light in a polysaccharide-based complex nanostructure

  • Svetlana Savić-Šević
  • Dejan Pantelić
  • Dušan Grujić
  • Branislav Jelenković
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  1. Advances in the Science of Light


An experimentally study of the coherent light scattering from disordered photonic structure is presented. We have measured the light localization length for a complex disordered multilayer system, which we have prepared by holography. The structure consisting of pullulan nanoparticles arranged in a random manner and confined between Bragg layers. The width of backscattering cone indicates a weak localization regime.


Weak localization Backscattered cone Photonic multilayer structure Disorder Polysaccharide 



This work was funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia, under Grants Nos. OI 171038 and III 45016.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Svetlana Savić-Šević
    • 1
  • Dejan Pantelić
    • 1
  • Dušan Grujić
    • 1
  • Branislav Jelenković
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of PhysicsUniversity of BelgradeZemun, BelgradeSerbia

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