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Advances in OptoElectronics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 861569, 7 pages
Laser Writing of Multiscale Chiral Polymer Metamaterials
1Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University at Buffalo SUNY, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
2Department of Electrical Engineering, University at Buffalo SUNY, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
3Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics, University at Buffalo SUNY, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
4Department of Chemistry, University at Buffalo SUNY, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
Received 1 July 2012; Revised 31 July 2012; Accepted 31 July 2012
Academic Editor: Ivan D. Rukhlenko
Copyright © 2012 E. P. Furlani et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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