Roll-to-roll UV nanoimprinting using flexible polymer stamp

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Abstract

The flexible UV stamps were manufactured by using rolltoroll imprinting on the fluorinated mold material (Ftemplate) on polycarbonate substrate from Asahi Glass or cellulose acetate film from Clarifoil. Mold material was patterned with conventional thermal roll-to-roll nanoimprinting process using a flexible Nimaster [10] as a stamp. This allows us to prepare tens of UV molds very easily for further processing. Patterned templates were cut off from the web and wrapped on two printing rolls thereby making a “printing belt”. This belt works as a mold for rolltoroll UV imprint experiments.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2009
MoE publication typeNot Eligible
Event35th International Conference on Micro & Nano Engineering, MNE 2009 - Ghent, Belgium
Duration: 28 Sep 20091 Oct 2009

Conference

Conference35th International Conference on Micro & Nano Engineering, MNE 2009
CountryBelgium
CityGhent
Period28/09/091/10/09

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polycarbonate
Printing
Polymers
Rolls (machine components)
Molds
Glass
Substrates
Processing
Experiments
Hot Temperature
acetylcellulose

Keywords

  • Nanoimprinting
  • roll-to-roll
  • UV roll-to-roll

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Mäkelä, T., Haatainen, T., Ahopelto, J., & Kawaguchi, Y. (2009). Roll-to-roll UV nanoimprinting using flexible polymer stamp. Paper presented at 35th International Conference on Micro & Nano Engineering, MNE 2009, Ghent, Belgium.
Mäkelä, Tapio ; Haatainen, Tomi ; Ahopelto, Jouni ; Kawaguchi, Y. / Roll-to-roll UV nanoimprinting using flexible polymer stamp. Paper presented at 35th International Conference on Micro & Nano Engineering, MNE 2009, Ghent, Belgium.
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Mäkelä, T, Haatainen, T, Ahopelto, J & Kawaguchi, Y 2009, 'Roll-to-roll UV nanoimprinting using flexible polymer stamp' Paper presented at 35th International Conference on Micro & Nano Engineering, MNE 2009, Ghent, Belgium, 28/09/09 - 1/10/09, .

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2009. Paper presented at 35th International Conference on Micro & Nano Engineering, MNE 2009, Ghent, Belgium.

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Mäkelä T, Haatainen T, Ahopelto J, Kawaguchi Y. Roll-to-roll UV nanoimprinting using flexible polymer stamp. 2009. Paper presented at 35th International Conference on Micro & Nano Engineering, MNE 2009, Ghent, Belgium.