Topography and Wettability of Nanopatterned PMMA and PS Surfaces Embossed with Various Anodized Aluminum Oxide Nanotemplates
The interactions between biological cells and nanometer-scale structured surfaces are very important issues in nanobiotechnology. Most current methods of fabricating such surfaces are costly and are not suitable for the production of a nanometer-scale structured surface that will be used merely as a disposable tool in cell biological studies. We developed and optimized an embossing method of polymers with nanoporous AAOs which is easy, cheap and fast in fabricating nanometer-scale structures on the surface of polymers. We think this method can be applied not only in cellular nanobiotechnogy but also in other areas of nanotechnogy.
Young-Ha Kim, Chong-Su Cho, Inn-Kyu Kang, Suk Young Kim and Oh Hyeong Kwon
D.H. Kim et al., "Topography and Wettability of Nanopatterned PMMA and PS Surfaces Embossed with Various Anodized Aluminum Oxide Nanotemplates", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 342-343, pp. 577-580, 2007