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Direct laser writing of nanosized oligofluorene truxenes in UV-transparent photoresist microstructures

Kuehne, Alexander J. C. and Elfstrom, David and Mackintosh, Allan R. and Kanibolotsky, Alexander L. and Guilhabert, Benoit and Gu, Erdan and Perepichka, Igor F. and Skabara, Peter J. and Dawson, Martin D. and Pethrick, Richard A. (2009) Direct laser writing of nanosized oligofluorene truxenes in UV-transparent photoresist microstructures. Advanced Materials, 21 (7). 781–785. ISSN 0935-9648

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Abstract

Recently developed star-shaped nanosized oligofluorene truxenes are dispersed in a novel vinyl-ether-based photoresist to produce microstructures via direct laser writing. The technique offers rapid and facile production of nanostructures whithin a microstructure, and ensures environmental protection from photo-oxidation of the fluorescent molecules.