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February 07, 2013
TREND: MAPLE Deposition of Macromolecules
Kimberly B. Shepard, Rodney D. Priestley*
Matrix-assisted pulsed laser evaporation (MAPLE) is used to deposit thin films of a vast range of macromolecules, including polymers, proteins, and composite materials. The numerous advantages of MAPLE are discussed, and recent reports of MAPLE-deposited films for electronic and medical applications are highlighted.
Macromol. Chem. Phys., DOI: 10.1002/macp.201200621
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