Magnetic Polymer in Metallica?

Mary Tang mtang at
Wed May 20 15:01:28 PDT 2009

Hi Nathan --

I don't think this is a problem, but am forwarding to SpecMat, just for 
the record.  Jeannie, Ed, what do you think?


Nathan K wrote:
> Metal Quality Circle,
> I would like to try sputtering metal using Metallica on my printed
> polystyrene-iron composite material (the same material that caused no
> trouble in XeF2 (see attached)) on silicon substrates to do metal
> liftoff.  The polymer shows excellent adhesion to the substrate, so
> there should be no particulate problems, withstands temperatures up to
> 100C, and is solvent free, so there should be minimal outgassing.  Do
> you forsee any problems, or can I go ahead and run a test?  I would
> appreciate your input.
> Regards,
> Nathan Klejwa
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------

Mary X. Tang, Ph.D.
Stanford Nanofabrication Facility
CIS Room 136, Mail Code 4070
Stanford, CA  94305
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