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MIT Team Develops New Way To Create Microscopic Patterns On Surfaces

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December 2, 1998
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The microscopic 3-D stripes of material that Assistant Professor Paula T. Hammond is depositing on thin gold wafers represent a new technique for creating patterns--and structures--on surfaces. The technique, which Professor Hammond pioneered some two years ago, involves "printing" a pattern onto a surface, then taking advantage of a material's electrical properties to build up layers of that material over the pattern.

Could become alternative to conventional procedures such as photolithography


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