TITLE

Direct writing and characterization of poly(p-phenylene vinylene) nanostructures

AUTHOR(S)
Wang, Debin; Kim, Suenne; Underwood, William D.; Giordano, Anthony J.; Henderson, Clifford L.; Dai, Zhenting; King, William P.; Marder, Seth R.; Riedo, Elisa
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;12/7/2009, Vol. 95 Issue 23, p233108
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We report the use of thermochemical nanolithography to convert a precursor polymer film to poly(p-phenylene vinylene) with sub-100 nm spatial resolution, in ambient conditions. The local thermochemical conversion is verified by Raman spectroscopy, fluorescence imaging, and atomic force microscopy. This convenient direct writing of conjugated polymer nanostructures could be desirable for the design and fabrication of future nanoelectronic, nanophotonic, and biosensing devices.
ACCESSION #
46708369

 

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