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Bottom-up assembly of photonic crystals

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In this tutorial review we highlight fundamental aspects of the physics underpinning the science of photonic crystals, provide insight into building-block assembly routes to the fabrication of different photonic crystal structures and compositions, discuss their properties and describe how these relate to function, and finally take a glimpse into future applications.

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01 Aug 2012
First published
02 Nov 2012

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2013,42, 2528-2554
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Tutorial Review

Bottom-up assembly of photonic crystals

G. von Freymann, V. Kitaev, B. V. Lotsch and G. A. Ozin, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2013, 42, 2528
DOI: 10.1039/C2CS35309A

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