Combining UV Lithography and an Imprinting Technique for Patterning Metal-Organic Frameworks



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Thin metal-organic framework (MOF) films are patterned using UV lithography and an imprinting technique. A UV lithographed SU-8 film is imprinted onto a film of MOF powder forming a 2D MOF patterned film. This straightforward method can be applied to most MOF materials, is versatile, cheap, and potentially useful for commercial applications such as lab-on-a-chip type devices.