Surface-initiated polymerization on self-assembled monolayers: Amplification of patterns on the micrometer and nanometer scale

Ursula Schmelmer, Rainer Jordan, Wolfgang Geyer, Wolfgang Eck, Armin Gölzhäuser, Michael Grunze, Abraham Ulman

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Abstract

Patterned polymer brushes can be produced on the micrometer and nanometer scale by a combination of self-assembly and lithography. Self-assembled monolayers of biphenyl thiols were structured by chemical lithography. The patterns were amplified by surface-initiated polymerization.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)559-563
Number of pages5
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume42
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 3 2003

Keywords

  • Azo compounds
  • Lithography
  • Polymerization
  • Polymers
  • Self-assembly

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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