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In-flight inkjet self-assembly of spherical nanoparticle aggregates

 
: Sowade, E.; Hammerschmidt, J.; Blaudeck, T.; Baumann, R.R.

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Advanced engineering materials 14 (2012), No.1-2, pp.98-100
ISSN: 1438-1656
ISSN: 1615-7508
English
Journal Article
Fraunhofer ENAS ()

Abstract
Recently, there has emerged a growing interest in many disciplines to use the principle of self-assembly in order to manufacture ensembles of nanostructures. Self-assembly processes organize autonomously building blocks into patterns or structures without human intervention. We report on combining inkjet printing and self-assembly as a manufacturing method for spherical aggregates. The aggregates consist of a high number of colloidal nanospheres arranged as stable ball-shaped structures. The method allows the patterned deposition of spherical aggregates on any surface due to an in-flight self-assembly process of the nanospheres.

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