Using light as a stencil

Prentiss, M.; Timp, G.
February 1992
Applied Physics Letters;2/24/1992, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p1027
Academic Journal
Investigates a method for laterally manipulating thin film morphology. Use of a force exerted by light to deflect neutral atoms in an atomic beam during deposition; Analysis on thin metal film dependence on light field frequency, intensity and spatial structure; Implication for lateral atoms organization from centimeter to submicron dimensions.


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