Paper Title:
AFM for Preparing Si Masters in Soft Lithography
  Abstract

Atom Force Microscopy (AFM) can be employed to create surfaces in Si substrate with recessed features. The resulting patterns can serve as masters to make the required elastomeric stamps for soft lithography. Morphology analysis of patterned features on Si substrate and polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) stamp by AFM imaging confirms that pattern can be successfully transferred from Si substrates to PDMS stamps. It is shown that this method for creating masters can be performed with an AFM, making this method particularly straightforward, economical and accessible to a large technical community that are provided with AFM for measurement.

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Periodical
Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 315-316)
Edited by
Zhejun Yuan, Xipeng Xu, Dunwen Zuo, Julong Yuan and Yingxue Yao
Pages
762-765
DOI
10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.315-316.762
Citation
X. L. Zhao, S. Dong, Y. C. Liang, T. Sun, Y. D. Yan, "AFM for Preparing Si Masters in Soft Lithography", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 315-316, pp. 762-765, 2006
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July 2006
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