Replication of nano dimple structures by injection molding with rapid thermal control system

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The present study proposes an efficient and easy mass production method for nano dimple structures by injection molding. Anodic aluminum oxide (AAO) technique is utilized to make a master with nano dimple structures, and then nickel mold insert is realized by using nickel electroforming (NE) technique with the AAO master. For a successful replication via injection molding, temperature is to be controlled with the help of namely rapid thermal control (RTC) system.

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 1, Nanotechnology 2008: Materials, Fabrication, Particles, and Characterization – Technical Proceedings of the 2008 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 1
Published: June 1, 2008
Pages: 969 - 972
Industry sector: Advanced Materials & Manufacturing
Topic: Materials Characterization & Imaging
ISBN: 978-1-4200-8503-7