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== Bibliography ==
 
== Bibliography ==

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Polymer ordering at surfaces

Israelachvili, Fig. 13.13

PEO has an “inverse” water solubility – it becomes less soluble at higher temperatures.

A general principle:

The less soluble the adsorbed polymer – the less stable the dispersion.



MW and temperature effects

Israelachvili, Fig. 14.5

Polystyrene polymers on mica.

(a) End-grafted in toluene, (b) Adsorbed from cyclohexane.

Both solubility and bridging effects are possible in (b)


Polymers at surfaces

Israelacvili, Fig. 14.5
  • (a) In solution
  • (b) End-grafted
  • (c) Adsorbed
  • (d) Adsorbed at low &thetha;
  • (e) Adsorbed at high &thetha;
  • (f) Bridging

Bibliography

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  • de Gennes, P.-G.; Brochard-Wyart, F.; Quéré, D. Capillarity and wetting phenomena. Springer: New York; 2002.
  • Derjaguin, B.V.; Churaev, N.V.; Muller, V.M. Surface forces; * Consultants Bureau: New York; 1987.
  • Gaines, Jr., G.L. Insoluble monolayers at liquid-gas interfaces. John Wiley & Sons: New York; 1966.
  • Hirschfelder, J.O.; Curtiss, C.F.; Bird, R.B. Molecular theory of gases and liquids. John Wiley & Sons: New York; 1954.
  • Israelachvili, J.N. Intermolecular and surface forces, 2nd ed.; Academic Press: New York; 1992.
  • Jones, A.L. Soft condensed matter. Oxford University Press: New York; 2002.
  • Parsegian, V.A. van der Waals forces. Cambridge University Press: New York; 2006.
  • Tanford, C. The hydrophobic effect: Formation of micelles and biological materials. John Wiley & Sons: New York; 1980.
  • van der Waals, J.D. On the continuity of the gaseous and liquid states. Rowlinson, J.D., Ed.; Dover Publications: Mineola, NY; 1988.



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