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Author Lee, Young Chul ♦ Kim, Jong Woong ♦ Yoon, Jeong Won ♦ Yang, Cheol Woong ♦ Kim, Yongil ♦ Jung, Seung Boo
Source SpringerLink
Content type Text
Publisher Springer Netherlands
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2013
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword thin films ♦ sintering ♦ surface modification ♦ wetting ♦ optical microscopy ♦ Metallic Materials ♦ Operating Procedures, Materials Treatment ♦ Magnetism, Magnetic Materials ♦ Engineering Thermodynamics, Heat and Mass Transfer ♦ Characterization and Evaluation of Materials ♦ Continuum Mechanics and Mechanics of Materials
Abstract We examined the effect of surface treatment using atmospheric pressure plasma on the patternability of screen-printed Ag nanopaste in an attempt to fabricate the ideal patterned shape. We also evaluated the electrical property of conductive circuit according to the kinds and degree of treatments. In hydrophobic treatment, the contact angle was up to 108.94°. In hydrophilic treatment, the contact angle was around 20. The hydrophobic and hydrophilic treatments affected the characteristics of the printed Ag pattern. With the hydrophobic treatment, the thickness of the patterns increased as the treatment time increased but decreased with the hydrophilic treatment. For the electrical property, excessive surface treatment of either treatment increased the insertion losses as compared with a sputtered pattern on a non-treated surface. We confirmed that electrical property and patternability in direct printed conductive circuits could be improved by properly controlled APP treatment.
ISSN 15989623
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2013-07-10
Publisher Place Dordrecht
e-ISSN 20054149
Journal Metals and Materials
Volume Number 19
Issue Number 4
Page Count 6
Starting Page 829
Ending Page 834


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