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Patterned Production of Silver−Mesoporous Titania Nanocomposite Thin Films Using Lithography-Assisted Metal Reduction

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posted on 29.04.2009, 00:00 by Eduardo D. Martínez, Martín G. Bellino, Galo J. A. A. Soler-Illia
A simple method that allows selective positioning of nanoparticles into mesoporous monolayer or multilayer thin films is presented. This technique applies UV lithography in order to bring about in situ light-induced reduction of silver in templated cavities of TiO2. The nanoparticle lithography presented here provides a novel approach to hierarchical lithography patterning for multifunctional devices.