Multicomponent patterning of indium tin oxide.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We report a versatile functionalization and pattering technique that permits multicomponent pattern-specific modification of indium tin oxide (ITO) with organic species. The method relies on a bilayered molecular system that simultaneously protects ITO from degradation and provides uniform chemical functionality suitable for further elaboration. Pattern-specific modification is achieved via specific reaction between functionality on an elastomeric stamp and functionality of cognate reactivity at the surface of a bilayered molecular substrate. We demonstrate that a single molecular system in a combination with different printing approaches can be used to immobilize multiple organic functionalities with exquisite spatial control on a single ITO surface. Our study provides the first general approach that permits patterning and functionalization of ITO with different molecules using a single set of printing conditions and materials.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Bowers, CM; Shestopalov, AA; Clark, RL; Toone, EJ

Published Date

  • August 13, 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 4 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 3932 - 3937

PubMed ID

  • 22834789

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1944-8252

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1944-8244

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1021/am300768f


  • eng