TITLE

Toward conductive traces: Dip Pen Nanolithography® of silver nanoparticle-based inks

AUTHOR(S)
Wang, Hung-Ta; Nafday, Omkar A.; Haaheim, Jason R.; Tevaarwerk, Emma; Amro, Nabil A.; Sanedrin, Raymond G.; Chang, Chih-Yang; Ren, Fan; Pearton, Stephen J.
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;10/6/2008, Vol. 93 Issue 14, p143105
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Low cost, direct writing of conductive traces is highly desired for applications in nanoelectronics, photonics, circuit repair, flexible electronics, and nanoparticle-based gas detection. The unique ability of Dip Pen Nanolithography (DPN®) to direct write a variety of materials onto suitable surfaces with nanoscale resolution and area-specific patterning is leveraged in this work. We present a direct-write approach toward creating traces with commercially available silver nanoparticle (AgNP)-based inks using DPN. In this work we demonstrate submicron AgNP feature creation together with a discussion on the ink transport mechanism.
ACCESSION #
34850481

 

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