Scientific Paper on Gold Nanoslit Fabrication Using PMMA Etching from Fudan University Team

March 1, 2017 Samco 2017 Customer, Other Materials Etch, PMMA Etch, Samco Customer Publication

A novel PMMA/NEB bilayer process for sub-20 nm gold nanoslits by a selective electron beam lithography and dry etch

Xiaqi Huanga, Jinhai Shaoa, ChialinTsoua, Sichao Zhanga, Bingrui Lua, Ling Haob, Yan Sunc, and Yifang Chena
a Nanolithogrophy and Application Research Group, State Key Lab of ASIC and System, School of Information Science and Engineering, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, China
b National Physical Laboratory, Teddington TW11 0LW, UK
c National Laboratory for Infrared Physics, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China
Microelectronic Engineering (2017) 172, Pages 13-18

Gold nanoslit structures were fabricated using process parameter optimization of electron beam lithography and dry etching. Samco plasma etcher RIE-10NR was used for dry etching of PMMA layer in oxygen plasma treatment.