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Microcontact printing: A tool to pattern

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Abstract

Microcontact printing has proven to be a useful technique in the patterned functionalization of certain chemicals onto surfaces. It has been particularly valuable in the patterning of biological materials. In this review, we describe the basic principles of the technology as well as its use in several applications, with an emphasis on biological ones. We also discuss the limitations and future directions of this method.

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The article was received on 15 Sep 2006, accepted on 20 Nov 2006 and first published on 21 Dec 2006


Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/B613349E
Citation: Soft Matter, 2007,3, 168-177
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    Microcontact printing: A tool to pattern

    S. Alom Ruiz and C. S. Chen, Soft Matter, 2007, 3, 168
    DOI: 10.1039/B613349E

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