IJAT Vol.8 No.5 pp. 755-760
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2014.p0755


Fabrication of Patterned Ag and Au Inverse Opal Structures Through Repeated Self-Assembly of Fine Particles

Manabu Nishio*, Nobuyuki Moronuki**, and Minoru Abasaki***

*Kaneka Corporation, 5-1-1 Torikai-Nishi, Settsu, Osaka, Japan

**Tokyo Metropolitan University, 6-6 Asahigaoka, Hino, Tokyo 191-0065, Japan

***Fuji Electric Co., Ltd., 1 Fuji-machi, Hino-City, Tokyo, Japan

December 9, 2013
August 2, 2014
September 5, 2014
self-assembly, fine particle, inverse opal, wettability pattern, sacrificial particle
This study aims to apply the self-assembly process of particles to the fabrication of inverse opal structures, which improve the fabrication of catalysts and sensors. The process consists of two dip-coating steps. The first one is the production of sacrificial silica particles 1 or 2 µm in diameter. The second one is the fabrication of silver or gold nano-particles. After these processes, silica particles are dissolved to create the inverse opal structure. We demonstrate how changing the diameter of the sacrificial particle varies the size of the pores. Finally, we present how the patterned Ag and Au inverse opal structure can be created using the hydrophobic/hydrophilic patterned substrate.
Cite this article as:
M. Nishio, N. Moronuki, and M. Abasaki, “Fabrication of Patterned Ag and Au Inverse Opal Structures Through Repeated Self-Assembly of Fine Particles,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.8 No.5, pp. 755-760, 2014.
Data files:
  1. [1] T. D. Phuc, M. Yoshino, A. Yamanaka, and T. Yamamoto, “Effects of Morphology of Nanodots on Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance Property,” Int. J. of Automation Tecnology, Vol.8, No.1, pp. 31-37, 2014
  2. [2] M-F. Wang, N. Raghunathan, and B. Ziaie, “A Nonlithographic Top-Down Electrochemical Approach for Creating Hierarchical (Micro-Nano) Superhydrophobic Silicon,” Langmuir, Vol.23, pp. 2300-2303, 2007.
  3. [3] M. Garg, A. Agrawal, R. K. Singh, and S. S. Joshi, “Microscopic Textured Surfaces for Micro-Fluidic Applications,” Int. J. of Automation Tecnology, Vol.5, No.1, pp. 31-37, 2011.
  4. [4] S. Watanabe, Y. Mino, Y. Ichikawa, and M. T. Miyahara, “Spontaneous formation of cluster array of gold particles by convective self-assembly,” Langmuir, Vol.28, pp. 12982-12988, 2012.
  5. [5] J-M. Meijer, F. Hagemans, L. Rossi, D. V. Byelov, S. I. R. Castillo, A. Snigirev, I. Snigireva, A. P. Philipse, and A. V. Petukhov, “Self-Assembly of Colloidal Cubes via Vertical Deposition,” Langmuir, Vol.28, pp. 7631-7638, 2012.
  6. [6] D. P. Yu, G. S. Hong, and Y. S. Wong, “Integral Sliding Mode Control for Fast Tool Servo Diamond Turing of Micro-Structured Surface,” Int. J. of Automation Technology, Vol.5, No.1, pp. 4-10. 2011.
  7. [7] K. Kuriyama, M. Fukuta, K. Sekiya, K. Yamada, and Y. Yamane, “Applying Constant Pressure Unit to Ductile Mode Cutting of Hard and Brittle Materials,” Int. J. of Automation Tecnology, Vol.7, No.3, pp. 278-284, 2013.
  8. [8] N. Maruyama, T. Koito, J. Nishida, T. Sawadaishi, X. Cieren, K. Ijiro, O. Karthaus, and M. Shimomura, “Mesoscopic patterns of molecular aggregates on solid substrates,” Thin Solid Films, Vol.327-329, pp. 854-856, 1998.
  9. [9] H. Nakano, K. Dokko, M. Hara, Y. Isshiki, and K. Kanamura, “Three-dimensionally ordered composite electrode between LiMn2O4 and Li1.5Al0.5Ti1.5(PO4)3,” Vol.14, pp. 173-177, 2008.
  10. [10] J. H. Pikul, H. G. Zhang, J. Cho, P. V. Braun, and W. P. King, “High-power lithium ion microbatteries from interdigitated threedimensional bicontinuous nanoporous electrodes,” Nature communications, Vol.4, art. No.1732, 2013.
  11. [11] M. Abasaki, S. Souma, N. Moronuki, and M. Sugiyama, “Nanofractal gas senser integrated on micro heater fabricated with suspension coating,” Proc. of MEMS, pp. 993-996, 2013.
  12. [12] N. Moronuki, A. Kaneko, and K. Takada, “Patterned Self-Assembly of Fine Particles as a Proposal of Precisely Allocated Cutting-Edge Tool,” Int. J. of Automation Technology, Vol.5, No.3, pp. 289-293, 2011.
  13. [13] M. Nishio, N. Moronuki, and A. Kaneko, “Instability Phenomenon in Dip-Coating Process for Self-Assembly of Fine Particles and Design Countermeasures,” Int. J. of Automation Technology, Vol.5, pp. 688-693, 2011.
  14. [14] F. Chen, S. Mao, H. Zeng, S. Xue, J. Yang, H. Nakajima, J.-M. Lin, and K. Uchiyama, “Inkjet Nanoinjection for High-Throughput Chemiluminescence Immunoassay on Multicapillary Glass Plate,” Analytical Chemistry, Vol.85, pp. 7413-7418, 2013.
  15. [15] R. Noguera, M. Lejeune, and T. Chartier, “3D fine scale ceramic components formed by ink-jet prototyping process,” J. of the European Ceramic Society, Vol.25, pp. 2055-2059, 2005.
  16. [16] E. J.W. Verwey and J. TH. G. Overbeek, “Theory of the Stability of Lyophobic Colloids,” The J. of Physical Chemistry, Vol.51, pp. 631-636, 1947.
  17. [17] S. Lin and M. R. Wiesner, “Pradox of Stability of Nanoparitlces at Very Low Ionic Strength,” Langmuir, Vol.28, pp. 11032-11041, 2012.
  18. [18] F. Carle and D. Brutin, “How Surface Functional Groups Influence Fracturation in Nanofluid Droplet Dry-Outs,” Langmuir, Vol.29, pp. 9962-9966, 2013.
  19. [19] Y. Masuda, M. Itoh, T. Yonezawa, K. Koumoto, “Low-Dimensional Arrangement of SiO 2 Particles,” Langmuir, Vol.18, pp. 4155-4159, 2002.
  20. [20] Y. Masuda, W. S. Seo and K. Koumoto, “Arrangement of Nanosized Ceramic Particles on Self-Assembled Monolayers,” Japan J. of Applied Physics, Vol.39, pp. 4596-4600, 2000.
  21. [21] Y. Kanamori, A. Kaneko, N. Moronuki, and T. Kubo, “Self-Assembly of Fine Particles on Patterned Wettability in Dip Coating and Its Scale Extension with Contact Printing,” J. of advanced mechanical design, systems, and manufacturing, Vol.2, pp. 783-791, 2008.
  22. [22] Y. Xia and M. Whitesides, “Extending Microcontact Printing as Microlithographic Technique,” Langmuir, Vol.13, pp. 2059-2067, 1997.

*This site is desgined based on HTML5 and CSS3 for modern browsers, e.g. Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge, Opera.

Last updated on Jul. 12, 2024