Contact Info

Adam P. Hitchcock

Canada Research Chair

in Materials Research
McMaster University
Hamilton, ON
Canada L8S 4M1
V: +1 905 525-9140
F: +1 905 521-2773



Adam Leontowich

credentials:    B.Sc (Honours), Chemistry, University of Saskatchewan, (2008)
                     PhD Chemistry & Chemical Biology, McMaster University (2012)

Location: Center for Free-Electron Laser Science, FS-ML Group,
               Notkestrasse 85, Hamburg, 22607 Germany



I served on the Canadian Light Source Users' Advisory Committee (2010 - 2012). The UAC exists to serve the CLS user community, so if you have any issues with your experience with the CLS feel free to contact me.
Visit the UAC website for more details.

MY RESEARCH: EUV lithography

Peer-reviewed publications: (last changed: 28-Dec-2012)

7. Accurate dosimetry in scanning transmission X-ray microscopes via the cross-linking threshold dose of poly(methyl methacrylate) A.F.G. Leontowich, A.P. Hitchcock, T. Tyliszczak, M. Weigand, J. Wang, C. Karunakaran Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, (2012) 19, forthcoming DOI: 10.1107/S0909049512034486   [PDF] #11

6. Secondary electron mechanism of carbon contamination A.F.G. Leontowich, A.P. Hitchcock Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B, (2012) 30, 030601 DOI: 10.1116/1.3698602   [PDF] #10

5. Experimental investigation of beam heating in a soft X-ray scanning transmission X-ray microscope A.F.G. Leontowich, A.P. Hitchcock, Analyst (2012) 137, 370-375 , DOI: 10.1039/C1AN15688H   [PDF] #8

4. Zone plate focused soft X-ray lithography A.F.G. Leontowich, A.P. Hitchcock, Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing (2011), 103, 1-11 DOI: 10.1007/s00339-010-6172-4   [PDF] #6

3. Fluorescently labeled gold nanoparticles with minimal fluorescence quenching Y. Lu, M. Dasog, A.F.G. Leontowich, R.W.J. Scott, M.F. Paige, Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2010), 114(41), 17446-17454 DOI: 10.1021/jp105516f [PDF] #3

2. Surface properties of water-soluble glycine-cysteamine-protected gold clusters A.F.G. Leontowich, C.F. Calver, M. Dasog, R.W.J. Scott, Langmuir (2010), 26(2), 1285-1290 DOI: 10.1021/la902465b [PDF] #2

1. Exploiting near-field coupling between closely spaced, gas-phase, 10 5 nm Ag nanoparticles deposited on NaCl to observe the quadrupolar surface plasmon absorption D.B. Pedersen, S. Wang, M.F. Paige, A.F.G. Leontowich, Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2007), 111(15), 5592-5598 DOI: 10.1021/jp066942   [PDF] #1

Reviewed conference publications:

2. Zone plate focused soft X-ray lithography for fabrication of nanofluidic devices A.F.G. Leontowich, A.P. Hitchcock, Proceedings of the SPIE (2012) 8323, 83231D DOI: 10.1117/12.915803 [PDF] #9

1. Measurement of the point spread function of a soft X-ray microscope by single pixel exposure of photoresists A.F.G. Leontowich, T. Tyliszczak, A.P. Hitchcock, Proceedings of the SPIE (2011) 8077, 80770N-1 DOI: 10.1117/12.887553 [PDF] #7

PhD thesis: Tunable Focused X-rays for Patterning and Lithography

Meeting Reports:

Synchrotron Radiation and Polymer Science IV W. Bras, H. Goossens, B. Goderis, Synchrotron Radiation News (2010), 23(1), 24 DOI: 10.1080/08940880903547322 [PDF] #5

Hot Rod Magazine (2008), 61(9), 27 [PDF] #4

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