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Title: Templated assembly of metal nanoparticle films on polymer substrates
Authors: Waters, R. F.
Ohtsu, A.
Naya, M.
Hobson, P. A.
Macdonald, K. F.
Zheludev, Nikolay I.
Keywords: Diffraction gratings
Nanoparticles
Issue Date: 2016
Source: Waters, R. F., Ohtsu, A., Naya, M., Hobson, P. A., Macdonald, K. F., & Zheludev, N. I. (2016). Templated assembly of metal nanoparticle films on polymer substrates. Applied Physics Letters, 109(26), 263105-.
Series/Report no.: Applied Physics Letters
Abstract: We report on directed self-assembly of ordered, vapor-deposited gallium nanoparticles on surface-relief-structured polymer substrates. Grating templates impose periodic order in one dimension, most effectively when the grating half-period is of the order of the mean unperturbed center-to-center particle spacing for a given mass-thickness of Ga. Self-organized order also emerges in the perpendicular direction as a consequence of the liquid-phase particles' nucleation, growth, and coalescence on the ridges of the grating pattern in relative isolation from the adjacent slots, and vice versa.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/83598
http://hdl.handle.net/10220/42669
ISSN: 0003-6951
DOI: 10.1063/1.4973202
Rights: © 2016 Author(s). All article content, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
Fulltext Permission: open
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