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Radiation patterning of P(tBuMA-co-MMA) thin films for biosensor applications: characterization by scanning probe microscopy
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Paper Abstract

Poly-tert-butyl methacrylate-co-methyl methacrylate thin film surfaces were patterned and subjected to surface treatment by UV radiation and NaOH exposure, in order to tailor hydrophilic/hydrophobic conditions. The polymer has potential applications as elements of advanced biosensors and other bio-active devices. The topographies and surface chemistries on the micro- and meso-scales of thin films have been characterized by scanning force microscopy operated in the normal contact imaging mode as well as the lateral force and force versus distance modes.

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Date Published: 21 June 2002
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 4626, Biomedical Nanotechnology Architectures and Applications, (21 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.472063
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Gregory S. Watson, Griffith Univ. (Australia)
Jolanta A. Blach, Griffith Univ. (Australia)
Dan V. Nicolau, Swinburne Univ. of Technology (Australia)
Sverre Myhra, Griffith Univ. (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4626:
Biomedical Nanotechnology Architectures and Applications
Raymond P. Mariella; Catherine J. Murphy; Michelle Palmer; David A. Dunn; Darryl J. Bornhop; David A. Dunn; Raymond P. Mariella; Catherine J. Murphy; Dan V. Nicolau; Shuming Nie; Michelle Palmer; Ramesh Raghavachari; Darryl J. Bornhop; Ramesh Raghavachari; Shuming Nie; Ramesh Raghavachari, Editor(s)

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