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Nature Photonics volume 8, pages 68 (2014) | Download Citation

DNA tethers guide the self-assembly of colloidal metal nanoparticles into three-dimensional optical metamaterials. The observation of epsilon-near-zero behaviour in nanoparticle-based materials indicates that bottom-up assembly may be a viable solution to current challenges in the manufacture of metamaterials.

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  1. Andrea R. Tao is at the NanoEngineering Department, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive MC 0448, La Jolla, California 92093, USA

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