Three-Dimensional Micro- and Nanofabrication with Multiphoton Absorption


Multiphoton absorption has become a powerful technique for the creation of three-dimensional micro- and nanostructures. Here we review some of our recent progress towards creating functional microdevices with multiphoton absorption. Specific thrusts of our research include development of new resins for multiphoton absorption polymerization, design of novel schemes for metal deposition, and post-fabrication ablation of polymeric structures.

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This work was supported by the National Science Foundation, Grants ECS-0088438 (JTF) and NIRT-0210533 (MJN). JTF is a Research Corporation Cottrell Scholar and a Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar.

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LaFratta, C.N., Farrer, R.A., Baldacchini, T. et al. Three-Dimensional Micro- and Nanofabrication with Multiphoton Absorption. MRS Online Proceedings Library 850, 19–24 (2004).

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