Innovative Strategies for the Removal of Organic Compounds in Nanoparticle ITO Layers

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Publication Details

Author(s): Mikschl F, Baum M, Schmidt M
Publisher: Journal of Laser Micro/Nanoengineering
Publication year: 2016
Volume: 11
Journal issue: 1
Pages range: 124 - 129
Language: English


Abstract


Layers of indium-tin-oxide (ITO) nanoparticles were deposited on the polymer substrates poly-propylene and polyimide in ambient air. To decrease the electrical resistance of the deposited nano-particle ITO layer precipitated organic compounds of the nanoink have to be removed. For tempera-ture-resistant substrates a baking step is suitable for the removal of organic agents utilizing a hot-plate. However, a hotplate baking is not suitable for organic substrates. In order to avoid thermal damage the polymer substrate laser based removal strategies were investigated utilizing ultraviolet and infrared laser irradiation. To further optimize the electrical conductivity of the ITO nanoparticle layer a final laser consolidation step is essential utilizing ultraviolet laser light provided by a KrF excimer laser.



FAU Authors / FAU Editors

Baum, Marcus
Lehrstuhl für Photonische Technologien
Mikschl, Florian
Lehrstuhl für Photonische Technologien
Schmidt, Michael Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Lehrstuhl für Photonische Technologien


Additional Organisation
Erlangen Graduate School in Advanced Optical Technologies


How to cite

APA:
Mikschl, F., Baum, M., & Schmidt, M. (2016). Innovative Strategies for the Removal of Organic Compounds in Nanoparticle ITO Layers. Journal of Laser Micro/Nanoengineering.

MLA:
Mikschl, Florian, Marcus Baum, and Michael Schmidt. Innovative Strategies for the Removal of Organic Compounds in Nanoparticle ITO Layers. Journal of Laser Micro/Nanoengineering, 2016.

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