Applied Physics A

, Volume 86, Issue 3, pp 313–314

Laser-induced nanopatterning of silicon with colloidal monolayers

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A regular lattice of amorphous silica microspheres is used as a microlens system for laser-induced single-step fabrication of arrays of nanoholes on a (100) Si surface. With single-pulse 265.7-nm femtosecond-laser radiation, hole diameters of 57±6.5 nm at full width at half maximum and depths of 6±1 nm have been achieved.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Angewandte PhysikJohannes-Kepler-Universität LinzLinzAustria
  2. 2.Russell S. Springer ChairUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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