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Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 28: Nanomanufacturing 3: Imprint Technology

By Nick Fang

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Nanomanufacturing 3: Imprint Technology


  • Imprinting: A Long History
  • Nanoimprinting and Hot Embossing
  • Example of nanoimprint machine
  • Volume Manufacture
  • Large-Scale NIL Examples
  • Step and Flash imprint Lithography(SFIL)
  • Application Example: Security
  • NIL application in metamaterials
  • Imprinting Defect
  • Defect examples
  • Soft Lithography
  • Micro Contact Printing
  • Micro Molding in Capillaries(MIMIC)
  • Multilayer soft Lithography
  • Challenges of soft lithography
  • Possible defects of soft Lithography
  • Imprinting Throughput
  • Molecular Scale Stamp by Epitaxy
  • Ultrahigh density nanowire lattices
  • Outlook of printing techniques
  • Printing at nanoscale
  • Tags, a resource for nanoscience and nanotechnology, is supported by the National Science Foundation and other funding agencies. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.