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Patterning of 1-D, 2-D and 3-D Nanostructures

LEAD INVENTOR:

James Watkins, Ph.D.

 
PRODUCT OPPORTUNITIES

•       High integration density printed nanostructures for electronics, sensors, optics, energy generation and storage, and other applications

 
ADVANTAGES

•       Rapid and efficient patterning process for metal oxide nanostructures

•       Simple and robust means for creating 3-D nanostructures and 2-D nanostructures with increased integration density

•       Applicable to roll-to-roll processing

 
TECHNOLOGY DESCRIPTION

This invention provides methods of manufacturing a nanotextured surface comprising disposing a nanoparticulate ink on a substrate.

ABOUT THE LEAD INVENTOR

Dr. James Watkins is a Professor in the Department of Polymer Science and Engineering  and Director of the Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing (an NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His research interests include macromolecular templates for functional device structures, materials synthesis and processing in supercritical fluids, phase behavior and transport in multi-component polymer systems, scalable fabrication of nanostructure materials.
AVAILABILITY:
Available for Licensing and/or Sponsored Research
DOCKET:
UMA 16-073
PATENT STATUS:
Patent Pending
Contact:
Ling Shen
Senior Licensing Officer
University of Massachusetts
413-545-5276
lxshen@research.umass.edu
Inventor(s):
James Watkins
Rohit Kothari
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