Title: Low Surface Energy Fluorocarbon Coatings Via Plasma Polymerization Process: Process Optimization and Protein Repellent Study
Authors: KUMAR, VirendraPULPYTEL JeromeMANNELLI IlariaROSSI FrancoisRAUSCHER HubertAREFI-KHONSARI Farzaneh
Citation: Proceedings of the 19th International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry ISPC-19 vol. 19
Publisher: ISPC
Publication Year: 2009
JRC Publication N°: JRC56654
URI: http://www.ispc-conference.org/ispcproc/papers/723.pdf
http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC56654
Type: Contributions to Conferences
Abstract: In the present study, low surface energy perfluorodecyl acrylate (PFDA) coatings and their copolymer coatings with diethylene glycol dimethyl ether (DEGDME) (i.e. PFDA-co-DEGDME) have been deposited through plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition (PECVD) onto thermanox coverslips in a low pressure tubular inductively coupled RF plasma reactor. The influence of plasma parameters on surface chemical properties of the coatings were investigated by using fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), field emission scanning electron microscopy (FESEM), x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) and water contact angle (WCA). The protein repellent properties of the plasma polymer coatings have been investigated using quartz crystal microbalance (QCM).
JRC Institute:Institute for Health and Consumer Protection

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