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Direct Laser Writing of Fluorescent Silver Nanoclusters in Polyvinyl Alcohol Films

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics 2015
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-943580-03-3
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2015
Publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventOSA annual meeting, Frontiers in Optics - San Jose, California United States, San Jose, United States
Duration: 18 Nov 201522 Nov 2015


ConferenceOSA annual meeting, Frontiers in Optics
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose


We demonstrate successful fabrication of fluorescent microstructures by direct laser writing of silver nanoclusters in polyvinyl alcohol films using a cost-effective laser diode. The nanoclusters show very good photostability in the widely used polymer material.

ASJC Scopus subject areas


  • Optical data storage, Microstructure fabrication, Fluorescence, laser-induced

Publication forum classification

Field of science, Statistics Finland