Title: Microstructural Evolution of Allylamine Polymerized Plasma Films
Authors: LEJEUNE MichaelBRETAGNOL FREDERICCECCONE GIACOMOCOLPO PascalROSSI FRANCOIS
Citation: SURFACE & COATINGS TECHNOLOGY vol. 200 p. 5902-5907
Publisher: ELSEVIER SCIENCE SA
Publication Year: 2006
JRC N°: JRC31822
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC31822
Type: Articles in Journals
Abstract: The present paper deals with the characterization of plasma polymerized allylamine films. The films were characterized using a large panel of techniques such as Fourier transformation infrared spectroscopy, X-ray photoemission spectroscopy and ellipsometry. The film microstructure was investigated as a function of the deposition power while other process parameters (gas mixture flow, pressure) were kept constant. The microstructure shows a strong dependence on the deposition power. A power transition has been identified outlining two deposition modes in agreement with a growth model developed for carbon nitride thin films. Conditions of deposition closed to this transition provide a film microstructure interesting for absorption and adhesion of biomolecules i.e. high NH2 content, high porosity and high deposition rate.
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