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Patterning of Polymer Nanocomposite Resists Containing Metal Nanoparticles by Electron Beam Lithography

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Abstract:

Poly(vinyl pyrrolidone) (PVP)-stabilized silver nanoparticles (NPs) were used as a new nanocomposite resist for electron beam lithography. A nanocomposite resist prepared by reducing silver nitrate in an alcoholic PVP solution was patterned by using a scanning electron microscope equipped with a nanometer pattern generation system. Well-defined negative tone patterns with a good sensitivity of 200 μC/cm2 and a contrast of 2.83 were obtained using the prepared nanocomposite resist. In addition, the changes in the morphology and structure of the resist patterns with a thermal treatment temperature were investigated by a FE-SEM with an EDX. The results revealed that the patterns of Ag NPs were formed through sintering the formed resist patterns at above 300 °C.

Keywords: ELECTRON BEAM LITHOGRAPHY; NANOCOMPOSITE RESIST; PATTERN; POLY(VINYL PYRROLIDONE); SILVER NANOPARTICLES

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1166/jnn.2011.4803

Publication date: 2011-08-01

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