Nanoimprinting by melt processing: An easy technique to fabricate versatile nanostructures

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Abstract

Insights gained from rheological and contact angle measurements of plasticized and non-plasticized polymers have led to the development of a simple method to print densely packed micro- and nanoscale features without proximity effects. Versatile large-area nanopatterns and landscapes with a high degree of fidelity are successfully imprinted. This technique promises a variety of polymer nanostructures to a wide spectrum of scientific fields.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4782-4787
Number of pages6
JournalAdvanced Materials
Volume23
Issue number41
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2 2011

Keywords

  • highly ordered nanostructures
  • melt processing
  • nanoimprinting
  • nanopatterning

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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