Nanoimprint Lithography

Nanoimprint lithography is a method of fabricating nanometer scale patterns. It is a simple nanolithography process with low cost, high throughput and high resolution. It creates patterns by mechanical deformation of imprint resist and subsequent processes. The imprint resist is typically a monomer or polymer formulation that is cured by heat or UV light during the imprinting. Adhesion between the resist and the template is controlled to allow proper release.

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... Nanoimprint lithography is a simple pattern transfer process that is neither limited by diffraction nor scattering effects nor secondary electrons, and does not require any ... to nanometer-scale patterning is the current reliance on other lithography techniques to generate the template ... As of October 2007, Toshiba is the only company to have validated nanoimprint lithography for 22 nm and beyond ...