DNA linked 2D colloidal photonic crystals were micromachined using a pulsed laser to creat controlled line defect and hexagonal shapes. 2D photonic crystals were initially self-assembled via 1.8 µm polystyrene microspheres on functionalized glass substrates.
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R. Asmatulu, S. Kim, R. Bright, P. Yu, F. Papadimitrakopoulos, and H. Marcus, "Micro-Machining of DNA Linked 2D Colloidal Photonic Crystals Using a Nd:YAG Laser," in Integrated Photonics Research and Applications/Nanophotonics, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper IWC2.
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