Chapter 5. Patterning Organic Nanostructures by Scanning Probe Nanolithography

  1. Dr. Paolo Samorì2,3
  1. Cristiano Albonetti,
  2. Rajendra Kshirsagar,
  3. Massimiliano Cavallini and
  4. Fabio Biscarini

Published Online: 29 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527608516.ch5

Scanning Probe Microscopies Beyond Imaging: Manipulation of Molecules and Nanostructures

Scanning Probe Microscopies Beyond Imaging: Manipulation of Molecules and Nanostructures

How to Cite

Albonetti, C., Kshirsagar, R., Cavallini, M. and Biscarini, F. (2006) Patterning Organic Nanostructures by Scanning Probe Nanolithography, in Scanning Probe Microscopies Beyond Imaging: Manipulation of Molecules and Nanostructures (ed P. Samorì), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527608516.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Istituto per la Sintesi Organica e la Fotoreattività, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, via Gobetti 101, 40129 Bologna, Italy

  2. 3

    Institut de Science et d'Ingénierie, Supramoléculaires (ISIS), Université Louis Pasteur, 8 allée Gaspard Monge, 67083 Strasbourg, France

Author Information

  1. CNR – Istituto per lo Studio dei Materiali, Nanostrutturati (ISMN), Via P. Gobetti 101, 40129 Bologna, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JUN 2006
  2. Published Print: 6 JUN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527312696

Online ISBN: 9783527608515

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Keywords:

  • patterning;
  • patterning organic nanostructures;
  • scanning probe nanolithography;
  • patterning of organic thin films;
  • nanorubbing;
  • constructive nanolithography;
  • catalytic probe nanolithography;
  • nanografting

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Importance of Patterning Organic Nanostructures

  • Direct Patterning of Organic Thin Films

    • Fabrication of Nanostructures by a Local Modification

      • Nanorecording for Memory Storage

      • Local Probe Photolithography

      • Nanorubbing

    • Self-Organization of Molecular Nanostructures Triggered by SPM

  • Assembly of Organic Structures on Nanofabricated Patterns

    • Replacement Nanolithography on Self-Assembly Monolayers (SAMs)

    • Template Growth of Molecular Nanostructures

      • Nanopatterns by Local Oxidation Nanolithography

      • Nanopatterns on SAMs

    • Constructive Nanolithography

      • Nanolithography by Local Electrochemical Oxidation

      • Nanolithography by Local Electrochemical Reduction

      • Additional Examples of Patterning by CNL

    • Catalytic Probe Nanolithography

    • Nanografting

  • Outlook and Conclusions