Authors Bittrich, E. ; Furchner, A. ; König, M. ; Aulich, D. ; Uhlmann, P. ; Hinrichs, K. ; Eichhorn, K.-J.
Title Polymer brushes, hydrogels, polyelectrolyte multilayers: Stimuli-responsivity and control of protein adsorption
Ellipsometry of Functional Organic Surfaces and Films, Hinrichs, K.; Eichhorn, K.-J., ed.
Date 07.05.2018
Number 53344
Abstract The research field of smart polymer surfaces benefits from non-invasive ellipsometric investigations, especially in-situ measurements, monitoring the swelling of polymer films and protein adsorption processes thereon at varying ambient conditions. With ellipsometry in the VIS-range layer thickness and refractive index of the polymer layers can be evaluated. Appropriate models for in-situ measurements will be discussed and results of the influence of solution parameters summarized. In-situ IR-ellipsometry provides information about changes in the vibration band structure for swelling and adsorption processes, where optical modelling in the IR-range yields complementary information about layer thicknesses and structural properties. <br /><br />Ellipsometry of Functional Organic Surfaces and Films<br />ISBN 978-3-319-75894-7
Publisher Springer
Citation Springer 2nd ed. (2018) 115-143

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