Nano structuring of silicone elastomers for optical applications

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Color pixels composed of plasmonic nanostructures provide a highly promising approach for new display technologies, capable of vivid, robust coloration and incorporating the use of low-cost plasmonic materials.[1] Silicone elastomers, usually in the shape of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) elastomers, are commonly used to replicate structures mainly on the micro scale but recently also on the nano scale. PDMS dielectric elastomers are promising materials and have the potential to be used in novel applications, especially due to the ability to be formed into complex shapes and still provide actuation.[2] This work deals with the development of PDMS based silicone elastomers with the ability to easily replicate structures on the nano scale of the silicon (Si) stamps in order to achieve the color tuning for potential optical applications.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2019
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Event12th International Workshop on Silicon-Based Polymers (ISPO19) - Kiryu, Japan
Duration: 21 Jul 201925 Jul 2019

Conference

Conference12th International Workshop on Silicon-Based Polymers (ISPO19)
CountryJapan
CityKiryu
Period21/07/201925/07/2019

    Research areas

  • Silicone, PDMS elastomer, Plasmonic color, Replicate nanostructure, Optical applications

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