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Large-area arrays of three-dimensional plasmonic subwavelength-sized structures from azopolymer surface-relief gratings

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Large-area arrays of three-dimensional plasmonic subwavelength-sized structures from azopolymer surface-relief gratings. / Moerland, Robert J.; Koskela, Jenni E.; Kravchenko, Aleksandr; Simberg, Mikael; Van Der Vegte, Stefan; Kaivola, Matti; Priimagi, Arri; Ras, Robin H A.

In: Materials Horizons, Vol. 1, No. 1, 01.01.2014, p. 74-80.

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Moerland, RJ, Koskela, JE, Kravchenko, A, Simberg, M, Van Der Vegte, S, Kaivola, M, Priimagi, A & Ras, RHA 2014, 'Large-area arrays of three-dimensional plasmonic subwavelength-sized structures from azopolymer surface-relief gratings', Materials Horizons, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 74-80. https://doi.org/10.1039/c3mh00008g

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Moerland, R. J., Koskela, J. E., Kravchenko, A., Simberg, M., Van Der Vegte, S., Kaivola, M., ... Ras, R. H. A. (2014). Large-area arrays of three-dimensional plasmonic subwavelength-sized structures from azopolymer surface-relief gratings. Materials Horizons, 1(1), 74-80. https://doi.org/10.1039/c3mh00008g

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Moerland RJ, Koskela JE, Kravchenko A, Simberg M, Van Der Vegte S, Kaivola M et al. Large-area arrays of three-dimensional plasmonic subwavelength-sized structures from azopolymer surface-relief gratings. Materials Horizons. 2014 Jan 1;1(1):74-80. https://doi.org/10.1039/c3mh00008g

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Moerland, Robert J. ; Koskela, Jenni E. ; Kravchenko, Aleksandr ; Simberg, Mikael ; Van Der Vegte, Stefan ; Kaivola, Matti ; Priimagi, Arri ; Ras, Robin H A. / Large-area arrays of three-dimensional plasmonic subwavelength-sized structures from azopolymer surface-relief gratings. In: Materials Horizons. 2014 ; Vol. 1, No. 1. pp. 74-80.

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