Chapter 20. Bio-Inspired Anti-Reflective Surfaces by Imprinting Processes

  1. Prof. Dr. Hans-Jörg Fecht2,3 and
  2. Dr. Matthias Werner4
  1. Thomas Sawitowski,
  2. Norbert Beyer and
  3. Frank Schulz

Published Online: 13 JUL 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527604111.ch20

The Nano-Micro Interface: Bridging the Micro and Nano Worlds

The Nano-Micro Interface: Bridging the Micro and Nano Worlds

How to Cite

Sawitowski, T., Beyer, N. and Schulz, F. (2004) Bio-Inspired Anti-Reflective Surfaces by Imprinting Processes, in The Nano-Micro Interface: Bridging the Micro and Nano Worlds (eds H.-J. Fecht and M. Werner), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527604111.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Ulm, Faculty of Engineering, Materials Division, Albert-Einstein-Allee 47, 89081 Ulm, Germany

  2. 3

    Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Institute of Nanotechnology (INT), P.O. Box 3640, 76021 Karlsruhe, Germany

  3. 4

    NMTC, Soorstrasse 86, 14050 Berlin, Germany

Author Information

  1. AlCove Surfaces GmbH, Am Wiesenbusch 2, 45966 Gladbeck, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 JUL 2005
  2. Published Print: 23 SEP 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527309788

Online ISBN: 9783527604111

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Keywords:

  • nano–micro interface;
  • bio-inspired anti-reflective surfaces;
  • aluminum oxide;
  • reflection of light;
  • anti-reflective coatings and surface structures;
  • plasma coating;
  • porous ceramics;
  • surface wetting

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Aluminum Oxide: Template and Lithographic Tool

  • Reflection of Light

  • Anti-reflective Coatings and Surface Structures

    • Plasma Coating

    • Porous Ceramics

    • Moth-Eye Structures

      • LIGA Technology

      • Nanoporous Alumina Tools (AlCoStruct)

  • Surface Wetting

  • Conclusions