Continuous Near-Field Electrospraying Using a Glass Capillary Nozzle
AbstractA continuous near-field electrospray process has been developed to deposit micropatterns. Different from traditional electrospray technologies, the nozzle-to-substrate distance was shortened to less than 5 mm, and a glass capillary nozzle with a diameter of tens of microns was used. Steady and continuous ejection was achieved, and patterns with line widths of sub-100 μm were generated. The influence of experimental parameters was investigated. The critical voltage for electrospray increased with nozzle-to-substrate distance and flow rate. The line width of electrosprayed patterns increased with the increases in applied voltage, flow rate, nozzle diameter, and deposition time. This work provides a simple and potential route for on-demand deposition of micro-/nano-patterns in the electrospray process. View Full-Text
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Wang, X.; Lin, J.; Jiang, J.; Guo, S.; Li, W.; Zheng, G. Continuous Near-Field Electrospraying Using a Glass Capillary Nozzle. Micromachines 2018, 9, 56.
Wang X, Lin J, Jiang J, Guo S, Li W, Zheng G. Continuous Near-Field Electrospraying Using a Glass Capillary Nozzle. Micromachines. 2018; 9(2):56.Chicago/Turabian Style
Wang, Xiang; Lin, Jinghua; Jiang, Jiaxin; Guo, Shumin; Li, Wenwang; Zheng, Gaofeng. 2018. "Continuous Near-Field Electrospraying Using a Glass Capillary Nozzle." Micromachines 9, no. 2: 56.