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Title: Method for forming a nano-textured substrate

Abstract

A method for forming a nano-textured surface on a substrate is disclosed. An illustrative embodiment of the present invention comprises dispensing of a nanoparticle ink of nanoparticles and solvent onto the surface of a substrate, distributing the ink to form substantially uniform, liquid nascent layer of the ink, and enabling the solvent to evaporate from the nanoparticle ink thereby inducing the nanoparticles to assemble into an texture layer. Methods in accordance with the present invention enable rapid formation of large-area substrates having a nano-textured surface. Embodiments of the present invention are well suited for texturing substrates using high-speed, large scale, roll-to-roll coating equipment, such as that used in office product, film coating, and flexible packaging applications. Further, embodiments of the present invention are well suited for use with rigid or flexible substrates.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Stanford Univ., CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1177514
Patent Number(s):
8999857
Application Number:
13/078,782
Assignee:
The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University (Palo Alto, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10S - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01L - SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES
DOE Contract Number:  
FG36-08GO18004
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 Apr 01
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Jeong, Sangmoo, Hu, Liangbing, and Cui, Yi. Method for forming a nano-textured substrate. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Jeong, Sangmoo, Hu, Liangbing, & Cui, Yi. Method for forming a nano-textured substrate. United States.
Jeong, Sangmoo, Hu, Liangbing, and Cui, Yi. Tue . "Method for forming a nano-textured substrate". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1177514.
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