Blue phases decorated with colloidal particles: photonic crystals

Miha Ravnik, Slobodan Zumer

Abstract


The recent efforts to understand self-assembly of 'soft' photonic colloidal crystals in intrinsic disclination networks of body centered and face centered cubic lattices of blue phases I and II are briefly reviewed.

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