Abstract

A method of electroless plating at least one homogeneous metal coating in a predetermined pattern on a solid substrate surface having pendant hydroxy groups. The method includes the steps of providing a first monatomic metal layer in a predetermined pattern on the solid substrate surface having pendent hydroxy groups and then immersing the solid substrate surface in a bath containing a chemical reducing agent to build up the at least one homogeneous metal coating only on the monatomic metal layer.

Document Type

Patent

Primary Class

427/304

Secondary Class

427/306; 427/443.1

Application Number

09/036814

Filing Date

March 1998

Patent Number

US5925415

Assignee(s)

The University of Toledo

Publication Date

7-20-1999

Patent Country

US

Language

en_US

Institution

The University of Toledo

Repository

University of Toledo Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Initiatives

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