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Numerical simulation of hot imprint process of periodical lamellar microstructure into polycarbonate
Author(s): Rimvydas Gaidys; Birutė Narijauskaitė; Arvydas Palevičius; Giedrius Janušas
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Paper Abstract

The aim of this paper was to create finite element model of the hot imprint process for analysis of the heating, imprinting and demolding steps. Polycarbonate was modeled as elasto-plastic material, because it was analyzed below glassing temperature. In general, the simulation model and numerical results provide a useful understanding of the fundamental formation mechanism during the hot imprint process and serve as a useful guide for specifying the optimal processing conditions for variety of hot imprint applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 February 2012
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 8248, Micromachining and Microfabrication Process Technology XVII, 82480I (6 February 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915107
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Rimvydas Gaidys, Kaunas Univ. of Technology (Lithuania)
Birutė Narijauskaitė, Kaunas Univ. of Technology (Lithuania)
Arvydas Palevičius, Kaunas Univ. of Technology (Lithuania)
Giedrius Janušas, Kaunas Univ. of Technology (Lithuania)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8248:
Micromachining and Microfabrication Process Technology XVII
Mary Ann Maher; Paul J. Resnick, Editor(s)

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