Electron diffraction study of oleophobic films on copper, iron and aluminum

  title={Electron diffraction study of oleophobic films on copper, iron and aluminum},
  author={L. Brockway and J. Karle},
  journal={Journal of Colloid Science},
The discovery and subsequent study by Zisman et al. (1) of oleophobic films adsorbed from solutions indicated that a variety of long hydrocarbon chains having polar end groups can be adsorbed from solutions in hydrocarbon solvents to give oriented films which are not wet by the solution. These films were readily made on a variety of solids. The films on platinum were demonstrated by Brockway and Livingston (2) to consist of layers of molecules oriented with their long axes approximately normal… Expand

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