Schott: extending nanoimprint technology

  Science & technology

Schott developers are extending nanoimprint technology and opening the door to a whole world of applications for nanostructures on glass surfaces. At Schott, developers are already thinking about a decorative application for household appliances.

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A stamp is produced for use in manufacturing an optical interference screen for diffracting light
The Schott technology group has developed a nanostructuring technique for surfaces that already ranks among the important emerging technologies: so-called nanoimprint lithography. This technological platform should provide the basis for a wide range of innovative applications including decorative stainless steel appearances for glass, OLED applications and even photonic crystals.
Complex functional surface structures can be produced using nanoimprint lithography, a mechanical nano pressing technique, but also in combination with special coating materials and processes. These range even into the nanometer region – in other words one billionth of a meter – and are so sophisticated that they can systematically guide, reflect, absorb or manipulate incident light. They can also be used to produce surfaces with special textures or decorative appearances.
“We are working hard to turn nanostructuring into a technology platform for the future development of innovative applications and products,” says Dr. Eveline Rudigier-Voigt, Senior Manager for Coatings at Schott Research & Technology. This technology was previously confined to industrial settings and relatively large surfaces and usable only with flexible substrates, primarily plastics. Rigid materials such as glass allowed only small-scale structuring – nanostructured wafers or diffractive optical elements (DOEs), for example, as the successors to traditional lenses and mirrors. In addition, conventional processes are very slow,...

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