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A stamp of quality

Transfer printing of negative-index metamaterials with areas of tens of square centimetres onto flexible substrates paves the way for practical, low-cost, large-area exotic optics.

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Figure 1: Nanotransfer printing of metamaterials.

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Averitt, R. A stamp of quality. Nature Nanotech 6, 396–397 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1038/nnano.2011.109

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