Title: Block copolymer micelles as switchable templates for nanofabrication
Authors : Krishnamoorthy, Sivashankar
Pugin, Raphaël
Brugger, Juergen
Heinzelmann, Harry
Hoogerwerf, Arno C.
Hinderling, Christian
Published in : Langmuir
Volume(Issue) : 22
Issue : 8
Pages : 3450
Pages to: 3452
Publisher / Ed. Institution : American Chemical Society
Issue Date: 2006
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Peer review (Publication)
Language : English
Subject (DDC) : 620.11: Engineering materials
Abstract: Block copolymer inverse micelles from polystyrene-block-poly-2-vinylpyridine (PS-b-P2VP) deposited as monolayer films onto surfaces show responsive behavior and are reversibly switchable between two states of different topography and surface chemistry. The as-coated films are in the form of arrays of nanoscale bumps, which can be transformed into arrays of nanoscale holes by switching through exposure to methanol. The use of these micellar films to act as switchable etch masks for the structuring of the underlying material to form either pillars or holes depending on the switching state is demonstrated.
Departement: Life Sciences und Facility Management
Organisational Unit: Institute of Chemistry and Biotechnology (ICBT)
Publication type: Article in scientific Journal
DOI : 10.1021/la052299a
ISSN: 0743-7463
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/13665
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