Nanoring formation by direct-write inorganic electron-beam lithography

Jiang, N.; Hembree, G. G.; Spence, J. C. H.; Qiu, J.; Garcia de Abajo, F. J.; Silcox, J.
July 2003
Applied Physics Letters;7/21/2003, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p551
Academic Journal
A direct-write inorganic lithography technique is described which is capable of forming nanoscale rings of amorphous metals and semiconductors in glasses. Near-edge electron energy loss spectroscopy and electron diffraction using a subnanometer probe are used to analyze the composition and formation mechanism of these nanorings. The optical absorption cross section of one ring is calculated by multiple scattering methods. Applications in quantum electronics and the design of media with dielectric properties are suggested.


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