Sub-Micrometer Size Structure Fabrication Using a Conductive Polymer
AbstractStereolithography that uses a femtosecond laser was employed as a method for multiphoton-sensitized polymerization. We studied the stereolithography method, which produces duplicate solid shapes corresponding to the trajectory of the laser focus point and can be used to build a three-dimensional (3D) structure using a conductive polymer. To achieve this, we first considered a suitable polymerization condition for line stereolithography. However, this introduced a problem of irregular polymerization. To overcome this, we constructed a support in the polymerized part using a protein material. This method can stabilize polymerization, but it is not suited for building 3D shapes. Therefore, we considered whether heat accumulation causes the irregular polymerization; consequently, the reduction method of the repetition rate of the femtosecond laser was used to reduce the heating process. This method enabled stabilization and building of a 3D shape using photo-polymerization of a conductive polymer. View Full-Text
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Sone, J.; Yamada, K.; Asami, A.; Chen, J. Sub-Micrometer Size Structure Fabrication Using a Conductive Polymer. Micromachines 2015, 6, 96-109.
Sone J, Yamada K, Asami A, Chen J. Sub-Micrometer Size Structure Fabrication Using a Conductive Polymer. Micromachines. 2015; 6(1):96-109.Chicago/Turabian Style
Sone, Junji; Yamada, Katsumi; Asami, Akihisa; Chen, Jun. 2015. "Sub-Micrometer Size Structure Fabrication Using a Conductive Polymer." Micromachines 6, no. 1: 96-109.