Nanoscale Precision of 3D Polymerization via Polarization Control

  title={Nanoscale Precision of 3D Polymerization via Polarization Control},
  author={Sima Rekstyte and Tomas Jonavi{\vc}ius and Darius Gailevi{\vc}ius and Mangirdas Malinauskas and Vygantas Mizeikis and Eugene G. Gamaly and Saulius Juodkazis},
  journal={Advanced Optical Materials},
NATO SPS-985048 “Nanostructures for Highly Effi cient Infrared Detection” grant is acknowledged. D.G. is grateful for the fi nancial support by “FOKER” (Grant No. MIP-14459) grant from the Research Council of Lithuania. 

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