Direct fabrication of large micropatterned single crystals.

@article{Aizenberg2003DirectFO,
  title={Direct fabrication of large micropatterned single crystals.},
  author={Joanna Aizenberg and David A. Muller and John L. Grazul and Don R. Hamann},
  journal={Science},
  year={2003},
  volume={299 5610},
  pages={1205-8}
}
Micropatterning of single crystals for technological applications is a complex, multistep process. Nature provides alternative fabrication strategies, when crystals with exquisite micro-ornamentation directly develop within preorganized frameworks. We report a bio-inspired approach to growing large micropatterned single crystals. Micropatterned templates organically modified to induce the formation of metastable amorphous calcium carbonate were imprinted with calcite nucleation sites. The… CONTINUE READING

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