Generation of uniform photonic balls by template-assisted colloidal crystallization

Gi Ra Yi, Seog Jin Jeon, Todd Thorsen, Vinothan N. Manoharan, Stephan R. Quake, David J. Pine, Seung Man Yang

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Generation of uniform photonic balls was discussed. Template-assisted colloidal crystallization was used. It was found that the size of these assemblies can be controlled by varying the injection pressure or particle concentration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)803-806
Number of pages4
JournalSynthetic Metals
Issue number3
StatePublished - Oct 9 2003
EventProceedings of the Fifth International Topical Conference - Venice, Italy
Duration: Feb 9 2003Feb 14 2003



  • Colloidal crystals
  • Monodisperse emulsions
  • Photonic crystals
  • Soft-microfluidics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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Yi, G. R., Jeon, S. J., Thorsen, T., Manoharan, V. N., Quake, S. R., Pine, D. J., & Yang, S. M. (2003). Generation of uniform photonic balls by template-assisted colloidal crystallization. Synthetic Metals, 139(3), 803-806.