Alternative Lithography: Unleashing the Potentials of by Clivia M. Sotomayor Torres (auth.), Clivia M. Sotomayor

By Clivia M. Sotomayor Torres (auth.), Clivia M. Sotomayor Torres (eds.)

Good previous Gutenberg couldn't have imagined that his innovative printing thought which so enormously contributed to dissemination of data and hence this present day 's wealth, may were a resource of suggestion years later. Now, it kind of feels intuitive easy method to produce plenty of replicates is utilizing a mildew to emboss trend you wish, yet on the nanoscale not anything is straightforward: the satan is within the aspect. And this booklet is set the "devil". within the following 17 chapters, the authors-all of them good famous and lively actors during this rising field-describe the state of the art, this present day 's technological bottlenecks and the clients for micro-contact printing and nanoimprint lithography. Many result of this ebook originate from initiatives funded via the ecu ComĀ­ challenge via its "Nanotechnology details units" (NID) initiative. NID used to be introduced with the target to enhance nanoscale units for the time whilst the purpleĀ­ brick state of affairs of the ITRS roadmap will be reached. It turned quickly transparent even if, that there has been no aspect to enquire in simple terms substitute units to CMOS, yet what was once rather wanted was once an built-in technique that took into consideration extra aspects of this tough project. Technologically conversing , this intended to have a coherent technique to advance novel units, nanofabrication instruments and circuit & process architectures on the comparable time.

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Imprinted by a mold and then cured by uv light radiation or thermal heating to from polymers (due to polymerization and cross-linkings) before being separated from the mold. NIL is a primarily a physical deformation process and is fundamentally different from the "stamping" with self-assembly "ink,,4 and other lithographical methods . Such unique principle, although simple, allows NIL to avoid many problems in other lithographical methods and to achieve high resolution and high throughput and low cost at the same time.

Again, the range of the remaining thickness is likely to be limited by the application. Therefore, it is mainly the viscosity, which can be changed with relative easiness by adjusting the temperature or by the choice of fluid material. 2. Process Control and Slowing down ofEmbossing As previously discussed, two extreme situations are encountered in HEL, which differ largely by their respective transport distances . Localised flow over distances of the order of the feature size and spacing takes place only in the beginning of the embossing process, when the mould comes into contact with the fluid layer.

The contribution arising from the shear stress is related to the flow velocity, which depends on the transport distance s as defined by the mould design (Figure 5). In the case of a flat disk, both the area and the transport distance s are identical and given by the disk radius R. The flow of the fluid results from the transfer of the I The discrepa ncy betwee n experimentally applied and theoretically comp uted pressures was mentioned as early as 1999 by V. Sirotkin , A. Svintsov, and S. Zaitsev, "Deformation and viscous flow in nano-imprinting", presented at the 4th MEL-A RIINID Workshop, July 1999, Duisburg, Germany.

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