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Fabricating Nanostructures Using Optical Forces on Atoms



R Gupta, R E. Scholten, Jabez J. McClelland, Robert Celotta


We have demonstrated the use of the optical dipole force in a standing wave to focus chromium atoms into narrow lines as they deposit onto a silicon substrate. An array of chromium lines has been fabricated, with width of 65 nm and spacing of 213 nm.
Proceedings Title
AIP Conference Proceedings 323
Conference Dates
July 31-August 5, 1994
Conference Location
Boulder, CO, US
Conference Title
ATOMIC PHYSICS 14: Fourteenth International Conference on Atomic Physics




Gupta, R. , Scholten, R. , McClelland, J. and Celotta, R. (1994), Fabricating Nanostructures Using Optical Forces on Atoms, AIP Conference Proceedings 323, Boulder, CO, US, [online], (Accessed April 20, 2024)
Created December 31, 1993, Updated October 12, 2021