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Mechanisms of Plasma Polymerization – Reviewed from a Chemical Point of View
Several reaction mechanisms have been proposed for the formation of plasma polymers, such as monomer fragmentation followed by poly-recombination into randomly structured and crosslinked films;Expand
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Plasmaoxidative and Chemical Degradation of Poly(ethylene terephthalate) Studied by Matrix‐assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Mass Spectrometry
A model system of linear ethylene glycol terminated poly(ethylene terephthalate) oligomers of the general formula H–[GT]n–G (where G is an ethylene glycol unit and T represents a terephthalic acidExpand
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Impact of polymer shell on the formation and time evolution of nanoparticle-protein corona.
The study of protein corona formation on nanoparticles (NPs) represents an actual main issue in colloidal, biomedical and toxicological sciences. However, little is known about the influence ofExpand
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Plasma-chemical bromination of graphitic materials and its use for subsequent functionalization and grafting of organic molecules
Plasma-chemical bromination has been shown to be well-suited for highly selective and efficient C–Br-functionalization of polyolefin surfaces and has now been applied to graphitic materials,Expand
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Aging of Plasma-Deposited Films Prepared from Organic Monomers
Plasma-deposited polymer films were prepared from organic molecules and investigated using near edge X-ray absorption fine structure (NEXAFS) and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) for agingExpand
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Chemical reactions at polymer surfaces interacting with a gas plasma or with metal atoms — their relevance to adhesion
Abstract The chemical and morphological stabilities of polymer segments in the near-surface layer were investigated by spectroscopic methods such as X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and near-edgeExpand
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Adhesion of metals to plasma-induced functional groups at polymer surfaces
Abstract The peel strength of aluminium to polypropylene and poly(tetrafluoroethylene) was determined in dependence on the type and the concentration of functional groups on the polymer surface. ForExpand
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Segregated network polymer/carbon nanotubes composites
In this work we present the preparation of conductive polyethylene/carbon nanotube composites based on the segregated network concept. Attention has been focused on the effect of decreasing theExpand
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Plasmaoxidative Degradation of Polymers Studied by Matrix‐assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Mass Spectrometry
Different low molecular mass model polymers, such as poly(ethylene terephthalate), poly(methylmethacrylate), poly(ethylene glycol) and aliphatic poly(carbonate) were exposed to an oxygen radioExpand
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