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Ha, S. (author)
This thesis describes developments in the single-molecule instrumentation, in particular optical torque wrench and DNA nanocurtains, with the goal of employing these techniques in studies of biomolecules and biomotors. Importantly, the use of single-crystal rutile titanium dioxide nanocylinders is suggested for optical torque wrench, enabling...
doctoral thesis 2018
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van Assenbergh, S.P. (author), Meinders, Erwin (author), Geraedts, J.M.P. (author), Dodou, D. (author)
When designing a new nanostructure or microstructure, one can follow a processing-based manufacturing pathway, in which the structure properties are defined based on the processing capabilities of the fabrication method at hand. Alternatively, a performance-based pathway can be followed, where the envisioned performance is first defined, and...
review 2018
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Swiderek, Petra (author), Marbach, Hubertus (author), Hagen, C.W. (author)
contribution to periodical 2018
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Hari, S. (author)
Focussed Electron Beam Induced Processing is a high resolution direct-write nanopatterning technique. Its ability to fabricate sub-10 nm structures together with its versatility and ease of use, in that it is resist-free and implementable inside a Scanning Electron Microscope, make it attractive for a variety of applications in nanofabrication....
doctoral thesis 2017
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Zafarani, H. (author), Mathwig, Klaus (author), Sudholter, Ernst J. R. (author), Rassaei, L. (author)
We report a strategy for the fabrication of a new type of electrochemical nanogap transducer. These nanogap devices are based on signal amplification by redox cycling. Using two steps of electron-beam lithography, vertical gold electrodes are fabricated side by side at a 70 nm distance encompassing a 20 attoliter open nanogap volume. We...
journal article 2017
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Bolten, Jens (author), Arat, K.T. (author), Ünal, Nezih (author), Porschatis, Caroline (author), Wahlbrink, Thorsten (author), Lemme, Max C. (author)
In this paper key challenges posed on metrology by feature dimensions of 20nm and below are discussed. In detail, the need for software-based tools for SEM image acquisition and image analysis in environments where CD-SEMs are not available and/or not flexible enough to cover all inspection tasks is outlined. These environments include...
conference paper 2017
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Hol, F.J.H. (author), Rotem, Or (author), Jurkevitch, Edouard (author), Dekker, C. (author), Koster, D. (author)
Soil is a microenvironment with a fragmented (patchy) spatial structure in which many bacterial species interact. Here, we explore the interaction between the predatory bacterium Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus and its prey Escherichia coli in microfabricated landscapes. We ask how fragmentation influences the prey dynamics at the microscale and...
journal article 2016
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Scotuzzi, M. (author), Kamerbeek, M.J. (author), Goodyear, A. (author), Cooke, M. (author), Hagen, C.W. (author)
To demonstrate the possibility of using EBID masks for sub-10 nm pattern transfer into silicon, first experiments were carried out by using 20-40 nm EBID masks, that were etched by different chemistries. It is experimentally verified that recipes based on hydrogen bromide, chlorine and boron trichloride can selectively etch silicon when using 20...
conference paper 2015
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Scotuzzi, M. (author), Kamerbeek, M.J. (author), Goodyear, A. (author), Cooke, M. (author), Hagen, C.W. (author)
To demonstrate the possibility of using electron beam-induced deposition (EBID) masks for sub-10 nm pattern transfer into silicon, first experiments were carried out by using 20- to 40-nm EBID masks, which were etched by different chemistries. It is experimentally verified that recipes based on hydrogen bromide, chlorine, and boron trichloride...
journal article 2015
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Hari, S. (author), Hagen, C.W. (author), Verduin, T. (author), Kruit, P. (author)
In a first study to analyze the feasibility of electron beam-induced deposition (EBID) for creating certain patterns in advanced lithography, line patterns were fabricated on silicon wafers using EBID. The growth conditions were such that the growth rate is fully determined by the electron flux (the current limited growth regime). It is...
journal article 2014
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Gaitas, A. (author)
This dissertation aims to advance the current state of cantilevers with integrated metal thermal and deflection sensing elements. Metallic sensing elements enable the use of alternative substrate materials (such as polymers), that tend to exhibit higher compliance properties and are more robust (less brittle) compared to Si or Si3N4 cantilevers....
doctoral thesis 2013
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Vollebregt, S. (author), Banerjee, S. (author), Beenakker, K. (author), Ishihara, R. (author)
The thermal conductivity of as-grown vertical multi-walled carbon nanotubes (CNT) bundles fabricated at low temperature (500?°C) was measured using a vertical 3?-method. For this, CNT were selectively grown inside an oxide opening and sandwiched between two metal electrodes. The validity of the method was confirmed by both measurements as...
journal article 2013
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Moolman, M.C. (author), Huang, Z. (author), Krishnan, S.T. (author), Kerssemakers, J.W.J. (author), Dekker, N.H. (author)
Background: Controlled restriction of cellular movement using microfluidics allows one to study individual cells to gain insight into aspects of their physiology and behaviour. For example, the use of micron-sized growth channels that confine individual Escherichia coli has yielded novel insights into cell growth and death. To extend this...
journal article 2013
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Dogan, I. (author), Kramer, N.J. (author), Westermann, R.H.J. (author), Dohnalova, K. (author), Smets, A.H.M. (author), Verheijen, M.A. (author), Greogorkiewicz, T. (author), Van de Sanden, M.C.M. (author)
We demonstrate a method for synthesizing free standing silicon nanocrystals in an argon/silane gas mixture by using a remote expanding thermal plasma. Transmission electron microscopy and Raman spectroscopy measurements reveal that the distribution has a bimodal shape consisting of two distinct groups of small and large silicon nanocrystals with...
journal article 2013
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Gaitas, A. (author)
In this preliminary effort, a moving nano-heater directs a chemical vapor deposition reaction (nano-CVD) demonstrating a tip-based nanofabrication (TBN) method. Localized nano-CVD of copper (Cu) and copper oxide (CuO) on a silicon (Si) and silicon oxide (SiO2) substrate from gasses, namely sublimated copper acetylacetonate (Cu(acac)2), argon (Ar...
journal article 2013
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Pfaff, W. (author), Vos, A. (author), Hanson, R. (author)
Metal nanostructures can be used to harvest and guide the emission of single photon emitters on-chip via surface plasmon polaritons. In order to develop and characterize photonic devices based on emitter-plasmon hybrid structures, a deterministic and scalable fabrication method for such structures is desirable. Here, we demonstrate deterministic...
journal article 2013
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Huang, Y. (author), Pandraud, G. (author), Sarro, P.M. (author)
TiO2 is an interesting and promising material for micro-/nanoelectromechanical systems (MEMS/NEMS). For high performance and reliable MEMS/NEMS, optimization of the optical characteristics, mechanical stress, and especially surface smoothness of TiO2 is required. To overcome the roughness issue of the TiO2 films due to crystallization during...
journal article 2012
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Seshan, V. (author), Arroyo, C.R. (author), Castellanos-Gomez, A. (author), Prins, F. (author), Perrin, M.L. (author), Janssens, S.D. (author), Haenen, K. (author), Nesládek, M. (author), Sudhölter, E.J.R. (author), De Smet, L.C.P.M. (author), Van der Zant, H.S.J. (author), Dulic, D. (author)
A high-current annealing technique is used to fabricate nanogaps and hybrid diamond/graphite structures in boron-doped nanocrystalline diamond films. Nanometer-sized gaps down to ?1?nm are produced using a feedback-controlled current annealing procedure. The nanogaps are characterized using scanning electron microscopy and electronic transport...
journal article 2012
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Huang, Z. (author)
Heterogeneity is a general feature in biological system. In order to avoid possible misleading effects of ensemble averaging, and to ensure a correct understanding of the biological system, it is very important to look into individuals, such as a single bio-molecule or a single cell, for details. The size of a single bio-molecule/cell typically...
doctoral thesis 2012
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Ramanandan, G.K.P. (author), Ramakrishnan, G. (author), Planken, P.C.M. (author)
Terahertz (THz) transmission spectroscopy is used to measure the oxidation kinetics of copper thin films evaporated on silicon substrates. The transmission of broadband THz pulses from 1 to 7 THz through the copper film is measured while it gets oxidized at an elevated temperature in ambient air. The change in the transmitted THz electric field...
journal article 2012
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