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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 22 — Oct. 27, 2008
  • pp: 18320–18325

Fabrication of surface-structure controlled photopatterns upon transparent silica-acryl nanohybrid films with enhanced thermal and mechanical properties

Dong Jun Kang, Dong Hee Han, Dong Pil Kang, Jae Won Yoo, and Byeong Uk Kim  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 22, pp. 18320-18325 (2008)

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Organic-inorganic nanohybrid materials were successfully fabricated from organically modified colloidal-silica nanoparticles synthesized through the sol-gel process and using the modified acryl resin. The materials exhibited the simple solution-processible film formation and high transmittance of above 90% in the visible wavelength regions. The materials were used for the fabrication of various patterns using the photolithography. We could simply fabricate the photopatterns and easily control the surface structures by changing the content of organically modified colloidal-silica nanoparticles. Also, the thermal and mechanical properties of the formed nanohybrid films could be efficiently enhanced through the synergistic combination of organically modified colloidal-silica nanoparticles with the modified acryl resin.

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OCIS Codes
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(160.6060) Materials : Solgel
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication
(220.4610) Optical design and fabrication : Optical fabrication
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials

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Original Manuscript: August 22, 2008
Revised Manuscript: October 16, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: October 17, 2008
Published: October 23, 2008

Dong Jun Kang, Dong Hee Han, Dong Pil Kang, Jae Won Yoo, and Byeong Uk Kim, "Fabrication of surface-structure controlled photopatterns upon transparent silica-acryl nanohybrid films with enhanced thermal and mechanical properties," Opt. Express 16, 18320-18325 (2008)

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