Chapter 13. Micro- and Nanostructuring in Plasma Processes for Biomaterials: Micro- and Nano-Features as Powerful Tools to Address Selective Biological Responses

  1. Prof. Riccardo d'Agostino1,
  2. Prof. Pietro Favia1,
  3. Prof. Yoshinobu Kawai2,
  4. Prof. Hideo Ikegami3,
  5. Prof. Noriyoshi Sato4 and
  6. Prof. Farzaneh Arefi-Khonsari5
  1. E. Sardella,
  2. R. Gristina,
  3. Prof. R. d'Agostino and
  4. Prof. P. Favia

Published Online: 8 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527622184.ch13

Advanced Plasma Technology

Advanced Plasma Technology

How to Cite

Sardella, E., Gristina, R., d'Agostino, R. and Favia, P. (2007) Micro- and Nanostructuring in Plasma Processes for Biomaterials: Micro- and Nano-Features as Powerful Tools to Address Selective Biological Responses, in Advanced Plasma Technology (eds R. d'Agostino, P. Favia, Y. Kawai, H. Ikegami, N. Sato and F. Arefi-Khonsari), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527622184.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Chemistry, University of Bari, Via Orabona 4, 70126 Bari, Italy

  2. 2

    Research Institute for Applied Mechanics, Kyushu University, Engineering Sciences, Kasugakoen 6-1, Kasuga, Fukuoka 816-8580, Japan

  3. 3

    National Institute for Fusion Science, Toki, Gifu 509-5292, Japan

  4. 4

    Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University, Kadan 4-17-113, Sendai 980-0815, Japan

  5. 5

    Laboratoire de Génie des Procédés, Plasma et Traitements de Surface, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, ENSCP, 11 rue Pierre et Marie Curie, 75231 Paris cedex 05, France

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, University of Bari, Via Orabona 4, 70126 Bari, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527405916

Online ISBN: 9783527622184

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Keywords:

  • plasma processes;
  • biomaterials;
  • micro- and nanostructuring;
  • photolithography;
  • patterning

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: Micro and Nano, a Good Point of View in Biomedicine

  • Micro- and Nanofeatures Modulate Biointeractions In Vivo and In Vitro

  • Micro- and Nano-fabrication Technologies

    • Photolithography: The Role of Photolithographic Masks

      • Role of Plasma Processes in Photolithography

      • Limits of Photolithography

    • Soft Lithography

      • Description of the Technique

      • Role of Plasma Processes in Soft Lithography

      • Limits of Soft Lithography

    • Plasma-Assisted Micropatterning: The Role of Physical Masks

      • Micropatterning

      • Nanopatterning

    • Novel Approaches in Plasma-Patterning Procedures

      • Plasma Polymerization and Patterning of “Smart” Materials

      • Deposition of Micro- and Nanostructured Coatings

  • Conclusions