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Robust anisotropic polymer meshes prepared by stretching and photo-crosslinking of poly(1,2-butadiene) honeycomb films

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Abstract

Anisotropic polymer meshes, which have micrometre-scale rectangular pores, were prepared by simple stretching and photo-crosslinking of poly(1,2-butadiene) honeycomb films. First, honeycomb films with pores of uniform size were prepared by a simple self-organization process. Then, after stretching and UV photo-crosslinking, anisotropic polymer meshes were formed. These anisotropic polymer meshes had high chemical and thermal stability, and exhibited anisotropic wettability. Moreover, by using a photo-crosslinking process, the anisotropic meshes could be photo-patterned. These anisotropic polymer meshes are expected to be applicable to digital microfluidic devices, cell aligners, and other such devices.

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Submitted
27 Sep 2010
Accepted
28 Oct 2010
First published
06 Dec 2010

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2011,13, 4877-4880
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Paper

Robust anisotropic polymer meshes prepared by stretching and photo-crosslinking of poly(1,2-butadiene) honeycomb films

H. Yabu, Y. Nakamichi, Y. Hirai and M. Shimomura, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2011, 13, 4877
DOI: 10.1039/C0CP01945C

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