Brushes and soap : grafted polymers and their interactions with nanocolloids

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Currie, E.P.K.;
(2000)
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  • Subject: Polymeerchemie | Thermodynamics | polymeren | colloids | Polymer Chemistry | Personal Hygiene | colloïden | surfactants | oppervlaktespanningsverlagende stoffen | Persoonlijke hygiëne | Colloid and Surface Chemistry | brushes | Thermodynamica | polymers | borstels | cum laude | Kolloïd- en oppervlaktechemie

<p>Layers of polymer chains end-attached to a grafting plane at high densities, so-called brushes, are a curious state of matter. The (average) monomer density within the brush is as high as in a semi-dilute polymer solution, resulting in a high osmotic pressure i... View more
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