µPlasma patterning and inkjet printing to enhance localized wetting and mixing behaviour

Martinus Henricus Adrianus van Dongen

Research output: ThesisPhD Thesis - Research external, graduation UT

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Abstract

In the development of applications for printed electronics, the interaction of fluids with substrates is of great importance. Control and understanding of the wetting behaviour of fluids on substrates, as well as fluid-fluid interaction on the substrate is necessary to develop new applications. This thesis represents the work done on two topics concerning the deposition of functional materials for printed electronics. In the first topic, we discuss a novel plasma patterning technology. This technology enables selective and localized plasma treatment on a wide range of substrate materials by combining plasma treatment with digital printing. In the second topic, the coalescence of droplets on a (partially) wettable substrate is investigated. The thesis ends with a showcase of potential applications of the µPlasma patterning and inkjet printing.
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • University of Twente
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Dijksman, Johan Frederik, Supervisor
  • Bernards, J.P.C., Advisor
Award date2 Jul 2014
Place of PublicationEnschede
Publisher
Print ISBNs978-94-6259-244-5
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jul 2014

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Keywords

  • METIS-303946
  • IR-91359

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van Dongen, M. H. A. (2014). µPlasma patterning and inkjet printing to enhance localized wetting and mixing behaviour. Enschede: Universiteit Twente.
van Dongen, Martinus Henricus Adrianus. / µPlasma patterning and inkjet printing to enhance localized wetting and mixing behaviour. Enschede : Universiteit Twente, 2014. 132 p.
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