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FTIR Studies Of Molecular Assemblies On Solid Surfaces
Author(s): V. M. Hallmark; L. B. Shih; P. Stroeve; J. F. Rabolt
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Paper Abstract

The first observation of spontaneous assembly from solution of a well-ordered polymer monolayer is reported for the system poly(1-octadecene-co-maleic anhydride) adsorbed from ethanol solution onto silver substrates. Analysis by grazing incidence reflection infrared spectroscopy suggests that these monolayers compare quite favorably in terms of orientational order with Langmuir-Blodgett films made from the same material. Thermal stability of these films is significantly enhanced compared to analogous monomeric monolayers of fatty acids.

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Date Published: 1 December 1989
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 1145, 7th Intl Conf on Fourier Transform Spectroscopy, (1 December 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.969600
Show Author Affiliations
V. M. Hallmark, IBM Research Division (United States)
L. B. Shih, IBM Research Division (United States)
P. Stroeve, IBM Research Division (United States)
J. F. Rabolt, IBM Research Division (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1145:
7th Intl Conf on Fourier Transform Spectroscopy
David G. Cameron, Editor(s)

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