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Fabrication of Molecular Micro-NanoStructures by Surface-Tension-Driven Technique

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We present the fabrication of a pixels structure by a well-defined pattern replication of a micrometer template driven by a surface free-energy lithographic technique, realized by molecular aggregation in dewetting conditions and by confining the liquid solution with geometric boundaries. The organization in the solid-state of the selected thiophene-based molecular materials allows to realize a bicoloured, green and red-emitting pixels structure, by exploiting the molecular structural arrangement, induced during a dewetting process, and the great conformational flexibility of DTT7Me.

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Viola, I., Sala, F.D., Piacenza, M. et al. Fabrication of Molecular Micro-NanoStructures by Surface-Tension-Driven Technique. MRS Online Proceedings Library 1002, 604 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1557/PROC-1002-N06-04

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