Direct printing of nanoparticles and spin-on-glasses by offset liquid embossing

Wilhelm, Eric J.; Jacobson, Joseph M.
May 2004
Applied Physics Letters;5/3/2004, Vol. 84 Issue 18, p3507
Academic Journal
We describe offset liquid embossing (OLE), a method for additively printing nanoparticles and spin-on-glasses. OLE utilizes the transfer of patterned material from a polydimethylsiloxane surface of tuned wettability to a rigid or flexible substrate. Multiple layers can be aligned and printed without the need for planarization. The printing is fast (10 s transfer to substrate) and can be done at ambient conditions. Bridge-like structures were printed in spin-on-glass without etching. © 2004 American Institute of Physics.


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