Combinatorial Fabrication of Fluorescent Patterns with Metal Ions Using Soft Lithography

Authors

  • L. Basabe-Desmonts,

    1. Department of Supramolecular Chemistry and Technology, MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente, P.O. Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
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  • D. N. Reinhoudt,

    1. Department of Supramolecular Chemistry and Technology, MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente, P.O. Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
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  • M. Crego-Calama

    1. Department of Supramolecular Chemistry and Technology, MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente, P.O. Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
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Abstract

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A new combinatorial methodology for the fabrication and direct visualization of fluorescent and metal-ion micrometer patterns is presented. Microcontact printing is used to transfer different metal salts onto a variety of fluorescent monolayers on glass (see figure).

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