publication . Doctoral thesis . 2010

Einzelmolekülsensoren zur Untersuchung hydrophober Phänomene

Geisler, Michael;
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  • Published: 11 Jan 2010
  • Publisher: Technical University of Munich
Abstract
The nature and magnitude of the hydrophobic interaction is crucial for many technical and biological processes. In the current study a molecular probe was developed which consists of a single polymer that is bound onto the tip of an AFM cantilever in order to study these effects on the molecular scale. In the following, equilibrium forces are measured and factors of influence such as temperature, cosolvents and chemical composition are varied. Thereby, the system under investigation is so small that it can be compared to all-atomistic molecular dynamics simulations. Die Art und Stärke der hydrophoben Wechselwirkung ist entscheidend für zahlreiche technische und ...
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free text keywords: Single molecule study, force spectroscopy, force sensor, hydrophobic effect, polymer adhesion, Kraftspektroskopie, Kraftsensor, Hydrophober Effekt, Polymer Haftung, Adhäsion, Biowissenschaften, Biologie, Naturwissenschaften, Physik, ddc:500, ddc:530, ddc:570
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