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Direct-Write Technologies for Rapid Prototyping Applications

Sensors, Electronics, and Integrated Power Sources

Direct-Write Technologies covers applications, materials, and the techniques in using direct-write technologies. This book provides an overview of the different direct write techniques currently available, as well as a comparison between the strengths and special attributes for each of the techniques. The techniques described open the door for building prototypes and testing materials. The book also provides an overview of the state-of-the-art technology involved in this field. Basic academic researchers and industrial development engineers who pattern thin film materials will want to have this text on their shelves as a resource for specific applications. Others in this or related fields will want the book to read the introductory material summarizing isuses common to all approaches, in order to compare and contrast different techniques. Everyday applications include electronic components and sensors, especially chemical and biosensors.There is a wide range of research and development problems requiring state-of-the-art direct write tools. This book will appeal to basic researchers and development engineers in university engineering departments and at industrial and national research laboratories. This text should appeal equally well in the United States, Asia, and Europe.Both basic academic researchers and industrial development engineers who pattern thin film materials will want to have this text on their shelves as a resource for specific applications.

Audience
Engineers and materials scientists working in electronic materials/thin films and semiconductors processing.

Hardbound, 726 Pages

Published: October 2001

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-174231-7

Contents

  • 1. Introduction to Direct-Write Technologies forRapid Prototyping2. Overview of Commercial and Military ApplicationAreas in Passive and Active Electronic Devices3. Role of Direct-Write Tools and Technologies forMicroelectronic Manufacturing4. Direct-Write Materials and Layers forElectrochemical Power Devices5. The Role of Direct Writing for Chemical andBiological Materials: Commercial and MilitarySensing Applications6. Advanced Materials Systems for Ultra-Low-Temperature, Digital, Direct-Write Technologies7. Direct Write Using Ink-Jet Techniques8. Micropen Printing of Electronic Components9. Direct Write Thermal Spraying of MultilayerElectronics and Sensor Structures10. Dip-Pen Nanolithography: Direct Writing SoftStructures on the Sub-100-Nanometer-LengthScale11. Nanolithography with Electron Beams: Theoryand Practice12. Focused Ion Beams for Direct Writing13. Laser Direct-Write Micromachining14. 3D Microengineering via LaserDirect-Write Processing Approaches15. Flow- and Laser-Guided Direct Write ofElectronic and Biological Components16. Laser-Induced Forward Transfer: An Approach toSingle-Step Microfabrication17. Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation-Direct Write (MAPLE-DW): A New Method to Rapidly Prototype Organic and Inorganic Materials18. Technologies for Micrometer and NanometerPattern and Material TransferAppendix A: Ancillary TechniquesIndex

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