Universal nanopatternable interfacial bonding

Yuzhe Ding, Shaun Garland, Michael Howland, Alexander Revzin, Tingrui Pan

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A nanopatternable polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) oligomer layer is demonstrated as an interfacial adhesive for its intrinsic transferability and universal adhesiveness. Utilizing the well-established surface modification and bonding techniques of PDMS surfaces, irreversible bonding is formed (up to 400 kPa) between a wide range of substrate pairs, representing ones within and across different materials categories, including metals, ceramics, thermoset, and thermoplastic polymers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5551-5556
Number of pages6
JournalAdvanced Materials
Issue number46
StatePublished - Dec 8 2011


  • bonding
  • interfaces
  • nanopatterning
  • oligomers
  • packaging
  • surface modification

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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