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Characterisation of Gold Patterns on PDMS Substrates

  • Sajina Tinku
  • Ruben Bartali
  • Ravinder Dahiya
  • Leandro Lorenzelli
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 319)

Abstract

We present a technique for metal patterning on PDMS without cracks and adhesion issues. The adhesion strength of the metal patterns is characterized by micro scratch tests to check the effect of surface treatments of plasma on PDMS. The elongation of PDMS is also calculated with the applied force using the micro scratch test.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sajina Tinku
    • 1
  • Ruben Bartali
    • 1
  • Ravinder Dahiya
    • 2
  • Leandro Lorenzelli
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Materials and MicrosystemsFondazione Bruno KesslerTrentoItaly
  2. 2.Electronics and Nanoscale EngineeringUniversity of GlasgowGlasgowUK

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