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Nature Photonics volume 3, pages 564566 (2009) | Download Citation

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Could hexagonal boron nitride turn out to be the answer for a practical and compact source of deep-ultraviolet light? Although initial results are promising, the challenge for the future is in improving the fabrication technology.

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  1. Christoph E. Nebel is at the Fraunhofer Institut für Angewandte Festkörperphysik, Tullastrasse 72, 79108 Freiburg, Germany.  christoph.nebel@iaf.fraunhofer.de

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