An important promise of nanophotonic structures ranging from photonic crystals and metamaterials to plasmonics is to control the emission rate and directionality of single emitters. A prerequisite is that emitters can be precisely positioned with respect to the photonic structure. In this work we demonstrate a method that achieves 70 nm resolution, and which can be applied irrespective of the emitter and substrate chemistry.

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Publisher Amsterdam: Elsevier
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Journal Opt. Mater.
Rabouw, F.T, Frimmer, M, Mohtashami, A, & Koenderink, A.F. (2013). Nanoscale lithographic positioning of fluorescing quantum dot nanocrystals on planar samples. Opt. Mater., 35(7), 1342–1347. doi:10.1016/j.optmat.2013.01.039