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JKR Adhesion Measurements at Layer-by-Layer and Polymer Brush Functionalized Surfaces

Published

Author(s)

Adam J. Nolte, Heqing Huang, Christopher Stafford

Abstract

In developing and screening new materials, researchers are often interested in how factors such as the roughness, surface energy, and the chemical composition of material surfaces govern critical adhesion interactions. In this work, we examine two surface modification methods to chemically functionalize surfaces for use in contact adhesion tests: layer-by-layer (LbL) deposition of polyelectrolytes, and polymer brush layers. Our results suggest that not only the types of chemical moieties present, but also the method of chemical functionalization are important factors governing adhesion as measured via an axisymmetric contact adhesion test.
Proceedings Title
American Chemical Society Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering| |Proceedings of the ACS Division of Polymeric Materials: Science & Engineering |ACS
Conference Dates
April 6-10, 2008
Conference Location
New Orleans, LA, US
Conference Title
American Chemical Society (Acs)

Keywords

adhesion, polymer brushes, JKR, multilayers, polyelectrolytes, surface

Citation

Nolte, A. , Huang, H. and Stafford, C. (2008), JKR Adhesion Measurements at Layer-by-Layer and Polymer Brush Functionalized Surfaces, American Chemical Society Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering| |Proceedings of the ACS Division of Polymeric Materials: Science & Engineering |ACS, New Orleans, LA, US, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=854493 (Accessed March 3, 2024)
Created April 5, 2008, Updated October 12, 2021