Title

Position-Selected Molecular Ruler

ACS Citation

Tanaka, H.; Anderson, M.E.; Horn, M.W.; Weiss, P.S. Position-Selected Molecular Ruler. Jpn. J. Appl. Phys.2004,43, 950-953.

Abstract

The molecular ruler method allows the precise control of the gap between a parent gold structure and a deposited daughter structure using a conveniently grown self-assembled molecular multilayer as a lithographic mask. However, we cannot choose a position where the gap should be placed, since the ruler attaches to all exposed gold surfaces. In this work, a convenient method of selecting the position of nanogaps by further patterning the molecular multilayer using low-energy electron beam irradiation and piranha etchant is described.

Source Name

Japanese Journal of Applied Physics

Publication Date

6-25-2004

Volume

43

Page(s)

950-953

Document Type

Citation

Citation Type

Article

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