Dip, stick, slip: Dip coating, a widely used industrial process for making thin films, is used to align and position nanowires by means of the stick-slip motion of the solvent meniscus. Nanowire arrays with predefined spacing can be readily "printed" on a large substrate with tunable wire density (see picture), thus providing a facile method for producing nanowire-based devices. (Figure Presented).
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Angewandte Chemie - International Edition|
|State||Published - Jun 29 2007|
- Capillary flow
ASJC Scopus subject areas