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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 17 — Aug. 16, 2010
  • pp: 18464–18470

Dynamics of single-layer polymer breath figures

Chie-Tong Kuo, Yu-Sung Lin, Tung-Kai Liu, Hsuan-Chen Liu, Wen-Chi Hung, I-Min Jiang, Ming-Shan Tsai, Chia-Chen Hsu, and Cheng-Yi Wu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 17, pp. 18464-18470 (2010)

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A single-layer of breath figure pattern was explored via the dynamical optical images and the temperature evolution. The pattern was prepared with the solution of carbon disulfide (CS2) dissolved 1% weight concentration of polystyrene. The evaporation of CS2 was considered to be the most important role to the formation of the breath figure pattern. The understanding of the breath figures pattern will promote the technique to fabricating an imprinted template with demanded hexagonal structures.

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OCIS Codes
(040.1240) Detectors : Arrays
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

Original Manuscript: May 6, 2010
Revised Manuscript: July 25, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: July 25, 2010
Published: August 13, 2010

Chie-Tong Kuo, Yu-Sung Lin, Tung-Kai Liu, Hsuan-Chen Liu, Wen-Chi Hung, I-Min Jiang, Ming-Shan Tsai, Chia-Chen Hsu, and Cheng-Yi Wu, "Dynamics of single-layer polymer breath figures," Opt. Express 18, 18464-18470 (2010)

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