Thursday, May 17, 2012

US Patent 8178028 - Laser patterning of nanotube network

This patent from Samsung includes some broad claims for forming transparent electrodes from carbon nanotubes patterned by laser etching. Claim 1 reads:

1. A method for patterning a nanostructure-film, comprising:

etching a nanostructure-film with a laser, wherein the nanostructure-film includes at least one interconnected network of carbon nanotubes.