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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2012, Article ID 186429, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/186429
Research Article

Bragg Grating Optical Filters by UV Nanoimprinting

1Department of Physics, University of Rome—Tor Vergata and Istituto Nazionale Scienze e Tecnologie dei Material (INSTM), Via della Ricerca Scientifica, 1-00133 Rome, Italy
2Department of Energetics, University of Rome—la Sapienza, and CNISM, Via A. Scarpa 16, 00161 Rome, Italy
3CNR-IFN, Institute for Photonics and Nanotechnologies, Via Cineto Romano, 00156 Rome, Italy

Received 22 November 2011; Accepted 28 December 2011

Academic Editor: Sevan P. Davtyan

Copyright © 2012 M. Casalboni 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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