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Engineering optical defects in biopolymer photonic lattices

Abstract

We report the design, fabrication and characterization of a silk inverse opal with engineered photonic bandgap. The realization of a controlled defect in the structure demonstrates another step along the way to the realization of high-performance biocompatible and implantable optical components with programmable spectral responses that could be integrated with living material and suited for work in the biological therapeutic window.

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The article was received on 26 Sep 2017, accepted on 09 Dec 2017 and first published on 11 Dec 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7TC04404F
Citation: J. Mater. Chem. C, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
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    Engineering optical defects in biopolymer photonic lattices

    E. Colusso, F. De Ferrari, P. Minzioni, A. Martucci, Y. Wang and F. Omenetto, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2017, Accepted Manuscript , DOI: 10.1039/C7TC04404F

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