Microplasma arrays: a new approach for maskless and localized patterning of materials surfaces

Endre J. Szili, Sameer A. Al-Bataineh, Paul Ruschitzka, Gilles Desmet, Craig Priest, Hans J. Griesser, Nicolas H. Voelcker, Frances J. Harding, David A. Steele, Robert D. Short

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Abstract

"Maskless" microplasma treatment of passivated surfaces has been developed for the micropatterning of materials surfaces. The micropatterned surfaces are used in the fabrication of arrays for protein and cell-based assays. The advantage of this micropatterning approach is that it can be easily integrated into current manufacturing practices and the resultant micropatterned surfaces used with existing life sciences techniques and instrumentation. 

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12007-12010
Number of pages4
JournalRSC Advances
Volume2
Issue number31
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Dec 2012
Externally publishedYes

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