Template and method of making high aspect ratio template, stamp, and imprinting at nanoscale using nanostructures for the purpose of lithography, and to the use of the template to create perforations on materials and products.
A method for making one or more nanostructures is disclosed, the method comprising: depositing a conducting layer on an upper surface of a substrate; depositing a patterned layer of catalyst on the conducting layer; growing the one or more nanostructures on the layer of catalyst; and selectively removing the conducting layer between and around the one or more nanostructures. A device is also disclosed, comprising a substrate, wherein the substrate comprises one or more exposed metal islands separated by one or more insulating areas; a conducting helplayer disposed on the substrate covering at least some of the one or more exposed metal islands or insulating areas; a catalyst layer disposed on the conducting helplayer; and one or more nanostructures disposed on the catalyst layer.
Article published in Nanotechweb, 2009.
An apparatus, comprising two conductive surfaces or layers and a nanostructure assembly bonded to the two conductive surfaces or layers to create electrical or thermal connections between the two conductive surfaces or layers, and a method of making same.
Research paper published in Nano Letters 2008, Volume 8, Issue 8, pp. 2437–2441, July 18, 2008.
The present invention relates to a heat dissipator that includes a conductive substrate and a plurality of nanostructures supported by the conductive substrate. The nanostructures are at least partly embedded in an insulator. Each of the nanostructures includes a plurality of intermediate layers on the conductive substrate. At least two of the plurality of intermediate layers are interdiffused, and material of the at least two of the plurality of intermediate layers that are interdiffused is present in the nanostructure.
The present invention provides for nanostructures grown on a conducting substrate, and a method of making the same. The nanostructures grown according to the claimed method are suitable for interconnects and heat dissipators in electronic devices.
The present invention provides a method for nanostructures grown on a metal underlayer, and a method of making the same. The grown nanostructures based on the claimed method are suitable for manufacturing electronic devices such as an electron beam writer, and a field emission display.
The innovation is an electron beam writer that enables the creation of carbon nanostructures with great precision and desired properties. For example, it is possible to create a single carbon nanofiber (CNF) of a specific length, diameter and slope at a specific location.