An arrow shaped silicon tip for polymeric nanofiber fabrication

Jun Kameoka, David Czaplewski, H. G. Craighead

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We describe a technique for the formation of oriented single nanofibers, using an arrow shaped and scanned tip. The tip was dipped in a polymeric solution to gather a droplet as a deposition source. A sufficiently high potential, applied between the droplet and a counter electrode, initiated electrospray deposition of nanofibers on the counter electrode. By using our technique, we demonstrated the control of nanofiber fabrication and the nanofiber cross junction for the application of nanofiber based nanodevice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)423-425
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Photopolymer Science and Technology
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2003


  • Electrospray deposition
  • Nanodevice
  • Nanofiber

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Materials Chemistry


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