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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 3 — Feb. 1, 2014
  • pp: 434–437

Fabrication of microelectrodes based on precursor doped with metal seeds by femtosecond laser direct writing

Bin-Bin Xu, Dan-Dan Zhang, Xue-Qing Liu, Lei Wang, Wei-Wei Xu, Masanobu Haraguchi, and Ai-Wu Li  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 3, pp. 434-437 (2014)

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Silver (Ag) seeds for assisting femtosecond laser direct writing (FsLDW) were employed in the fabrication of microelectrodes (MEs). Pattern-controllable and size-tunable MEs can be easily constructed by introducing Ag seeds to the ion precursor solution in the process of laser-induced photoreduction of the Ag ions. The fabrication process is stable under sufficient material supply, and the applied laser power is reduced to one-tenth of that without Ag seeds. Finally, as a representative application, an organic field effect transistor (OFET) was fabricated, based on this laser-fabricated Ag ME. The OFET exhibited good photoelectric properties, and achieved an on–off ratio of 200.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3390) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials processing
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication
(230.3670) Optical devices : Light-emitting diodes

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

Original Manuscript: October 29, 2013
Revised Manuscript: December 5, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: December 12, 2013
Published: January 20, 2014

Bin-Bin Xu, Dan-Dan Zhang, Xue-Qing Liu, Lei Wang, Wei-Wei Xu, Masanobu Haraguchi, and Ai-Wu Li, "Fabrication of microelectrodes based on precursor doped with metal seeds by femtosecond laser direct writing," Opt. Lett. 39, 434-437 (2014)

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