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Fluorescent nanostructures : direct laser writing of nanosized oligofluorene truxenes in UV-transparent photoresist microstructures

Kuehne, A.J. and Elfstrom, D. and Mackintosh, A.R. and Kanibolotsky, Alexander and Guilhabert, Benoit Jack Eloi and Gu, E. and Perepichka, Igor F. and Skabara, P.J. and Dawson, M.D. and Pethrick, R.A. (2009) Fluorescent nanostructures : direct laser writing of nanosized oligofluorene truxenes in UV-transparent photoresist microstructures. Advanced Materials, 21 (7). pp. 781-785. ISSN 1521-4095

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Abstract

Fluorescent nanostructures within a transparent microstructure can be achieved via direct laser writing. On p. 781, Alexander Kuehne, Peter Skabara, Martin Dawson, Richard Pethrick, and co-workers report on a novel UV-transparent photoresist that incorporates star-shaped nanometer-sized oligofluorene truxenes. The method and materials will find applications in optical, electro-optical, and photonic devices.