Polymers at Surfaces and Interfaces / Edition 1

Polymers at Surfaces and Interfaces / Edition 1

by Richard A. L. Jones, Randal W. Richards
     
 

This text deals with the behaviour of polymers at surfaces and interfaces from a fundamental point of view. It covers in an integrated way both current experimental results and the most important theoretical approaches to understanding these findings. Advanced undergraduates, graduate students and research workers in physics, chemistry and materials science with an… See more details below

Overview

This text deals with the behaviour of polymers at surfaces and interfaces from a fundamental point of view. It covers in an integrated way both current experimental results and the most important theoretical approaches to understanding these findings. Advanced undergraduates, graduate students and research workers in physics, chemistry and materials science with an interest in polymers will find this book of interest.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521479653
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
377
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Introduction and overview1
2The surface of a simple polymer melt8
3Experimental techniques56
4Polymer/polymer interfaces127
5Adsorption and surface segregation from polymer solutions and mixtures187
6Tethered polymer chains in solutions and melts244
7Adhesion and the mechanical properties of polymer interfaces at the molecular level293
8Polymers spread at air/liquid interfaces317
Index373

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