INT | Scanning Probe Lithography

Dip-Pen Nanolithography (DPN) and Related Techniques

 

The Dip-Pen Nanolithography (DPN) Group at the Institute of Nanotechnology (INT) of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) focuses on the advancement and application of dip-pen nanolithography and related techniques like polymer pen lithography (PPL) for the site-specific chemical and bio-chemical modification of surfaces and devices.

  
Porous Stamp SCS
Self-inking Stamps:

"Scanner‐Based Capillary Stamping" by Hou et al. in Adv. Funct. Mater. 30 (2020) 2001531

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MPC Copolymer Structure
L-DPN Substrates:

"Enhanced Stability of Lipid Structures by Dip-Pen Nanolithography on Block-Type MPC Copolymer" by Liu et al. in Molecules 25 (2020) 2768

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SLIPS
Slippery Surfaces:

"How Does Chemistry Influence Liquid Wettability on Liquid Infused Porous Surface?" by Maji et al. in ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 12 (2020) 14531-14541

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Microstructured and PPL Printed Surface
Microstructured Surfaces:

"Synergies between Surface Microstructuring and Molecular Nanopatterning for Controlling Cell Populations on Polymeric Biointerfaces" by Díaz Lantada et al. in Polymers 12 (2020) 655

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CTC Capture in Microfluidic Chip
Microfluidic Chips:

"Evaluation of Microfluidic Ceiling Designs for the Capture of Circulating Tumor Cells on a Microarray Platform" by Liu et al. in Adv. Biosys. 4 (2020) 1900162

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