Surface tension-driven self-alignment

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Mastrangeli, Massimo
dc.contributor.author Zhou, Quan
dc.contributor.author Sariola, Veikko
dc.contributor.author Lambert, Pierre
dc.date.accessioned 2017-03-21T13:39:03Z
dc.date.available 2017-03-21T13:39:03Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation Mastrangeli , M , Zhou , Q , Sariola , V & Lambert , P 2017 , ' Surface tension-driven self-alignment ' Soft Matter , vol 13 , no. 2 , pp. 304-327 . DOI: 10.1039/c6sm02078j en
dc.identifier.issn 1744-683X
dc.identifier.issn 1744-6848
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dc.identifier.other PURE ITEMURL: https://research.aalto.fi/en/publications/surface-tensiondriven-selfalignment(17201fb6-7791-4a86-819c-05c509d4d8b3).html
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dc.identifier.other PURE FILEURL: https://research.aalto.fi/files/11230847/Surface_tension_driven_self_alignment_Sof_matter.pdf
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/24851
dc.description.abstract Surface tension-driven self-alignment is a passive and highly-accurate positioning mechanism that can significantly simplify and enhance the construction of advanced microsystems. After years of research, demonstrations and developments, the surface engineering and manufacturing technology enabling capillary self-alignment has achieved a degree of maturity conducive to a successful transfer to industrial practice. In view of this transition, a broad and accessible review of the physics, material science and applications of capillary self-alignment is presented. Statics and dynamics of the self-aligning action of deformed liquid bridges are explained through simple models and experiments, and all fundamental aspects of surface patterning and conditioning, of choice, deposition and confinement of liquids, and of component feeding and interconnection to substrates are illustrated through relevant applications in micro- and nanotechnology. A final outline addresses remaining challenges and additional extensions envisioned to further spread the use and fully exploit the potential of the technique. en
dc.format.extent 24
dc.format.extent 304-327
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Soft Matter en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Volume 13, issue 2 en
dc.rights openAccess en
dc.subject.other Chemistry(all) en
dc.subject.other Condensed Matter Physics en
dc.subject.other 214 Mechanical engineering en
dc.subject.other 114 Physical sciences en
dc.subject.other 116 Chemical sciences en
dc.title Surface tension-driven self-alignment en
dc.type A2 Katsausartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä fi
dc.description.version Peer reviewed en
dc.contributor.department Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems
dc.contributor.department Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation
dc.contributor.department School services, ELEC
dc.contributor.department Universite Libre de Bruxelles
dc.subject.keyword Chemistry(all)
dc.subject.keyword Condensed Matter Physics
dc.subject.keyword 214 Mechanical engineering
dc.subject.keyword 114 Physical sciences
dc.subject.keyword 116 Chemical sciences
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201703213095
dc.identifier.doi 10.1039/c6sm02078j
dc.type.version publishedVersion


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