Dynamics of single-layer polymer breath figures.

Department of Physics, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, 804, Taiwan.
Optics Express (Impact Factor: 3.53). 08/2010; 18(17):18464-70. DOI: 10.1364/OE.18.018464
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ABSTRACT A single-layer of breath figure pattern was explored via the dynamical optical images and the temperature evolution. The pattern was prepared with the solution of carbon disulfide (CS(2)) dissolved 1% weight concentration of polystyrene. The evaporation of CS(2) was considered to be the most important role to the formation of the breath figure pattern. The understanding of the breath figures pattern will promote the technique to fabricating an imprinted template with demanded hexagonal structures.

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