Wang, X C and Wu, Linda Y L and Shao, Q and Zheng, H Y (2009) Laser micro structuring on a Si substrate for improving surface hydrophobicity. Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 19 (8). 085025.
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355 nm diode-pumped solid-state (DPSS) ultraviolet (UV) laser-induced surface texturing on a Si substrate is reported in this paper. Surface patterns consisting of miro-size pits were produced by direct laser ablation. By fine-tuning key process variables such as laser beam fluence, pulse number, and beam spot separation, uniform and repeatable micropatterns with nano features have been generated on the Si surface. Under appropriate optimum laser conditions, the surface contact angle of the Si substrate was increased from 64.2Â° to 97.5Â°. Furthermore, it was demonstrated that the laser textured Si substrate could be used as a template for imprinting. After imprinting the laser-induced pattern onto the solâgel film, the solâgel film surface contact angle was increased by nearly 30Â° up to 138Â° due to two-tier rough surfaces.
|Deposited By:||Prof. Alexey Ivanov|
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