Symmetry Control of Polymer Colloidal Monolayers and Chrystals by Electrophoretic Deposition onto Patterned Surfaces

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Abstract

Colloidal crystals with body-centered cubic packing (see Figure) can be fabricated by electrophoretic deposition of charged latex particles onto patterned surfaces. Laser-interference lithography produces SiO2 layers patterned with controlled symmetry that can then be used to control the orientation and symmetry of colloidal monolayers and crystals deposited onto the electrodes.
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)237-239
Number of pages3
JournalAdvanced materials
Volume17
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005

Keywords

  • METIS-228923
  • Polystyrene
  • Photonic crystals
  • Epitaxial growth
  • Lithography
  • IR-72047
  • Electrophoretic deposition

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