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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2008
  • pp: 1383–1385

Spatially selective melting and evaporation of nanosized gold particles

E. A. Hawes, J. T. Hastings, C. Crofcheck, and M. P. Mengüç  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 12, pp. 1383-1385 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.001383


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Abstract

We have developed an atomic force microscope-tip-based concept to pattern metallic nanoparticles on substrates. This new process has the potential to control the assembly of nanometer sized particles by combining their unique optical and thermophysical properties and is a flexible and low energy method of patterning at the nanoscale. The proof of concept is detailed by preliminary experimental work showing selective melting and evaporation of groups of 50 and 100 nm gold spherical particles.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(260.3910) Physical optics : Metal optics
(350.4990) Other areas of optics : Particles

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 27, 2008
Revised Manuscript: May 13, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: May 16, 2008
Published: June 13, 2008

Citation
E. A. Hawes, J. T. Hastings, C. Crofcheck, and M. P. Mengüç, "Spatially selective melting and evaporation of nanosized gold particles," Opt. Lett. 33, 1383-1385 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-12-1383

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