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Fabrication of luminescent nanostructures by dip-pen nanolithography
Author(s): Aleksandr Noy; Abigail E. Miller; Jennifer Emily Klare; Brandon L. Weeks; Bruce W. Woods; James J. De Yoreo
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Paper Abstract

We used a combination of dip-pen nanolithography and scanning optical confocal microscopy to fabricate and visualize luminescent nanoscale patterns of various materials on glass substrates. We show that this method can be used successfully to push the limits of dip-pen nanolithography down to controlled deposition of single molecules. We also demonstrate that this method is able to create and visualize protein patterns on surfaces. Finally, we show that our method can be used to fabricate polymer nanowires of controlled size using conductive polymers. We also present a kinetic model that accurately describes the deposition process.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 November 2002
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4809, Nanoscale Optics and Applications, (4 November 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.451184
Show Author Affiliations
Aleksandr Noy, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
Abigail E. Miller, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
Jennifer Emily Klare, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
Brandon L. Weeks, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
Bruce W. Woods, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
James J. De Yoreo, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4809:
Nanoscale Optics and Applications
Guozhong Cao; Wiley P. Kirk, Editor(s)

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