Meschede, Dieter Institute for Applied Physics, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany.
- Standing-wave focusing
- Role of laser cooling
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- Complex patterns
- Future challenges
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Atom lithography designates a physical method where the forces exerted by interfering laser beams on the atoms of an atomic beam are used to steer the atoms into nanostructures fabricated on a plane surface. While atom lithography is the most frequently used term, the method is also known as light-force lithography and atomic nanofabrication (ANF).
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