MRS Proc. 1996 DOI: 10.1557/proc-461-115 View full text
A. C. Balazs, C. Singh

Abstract: ABSTRACTUsing a two dimensional self-consistent field theory, we investigate the interactions between two planar surfaces that are coated with terminally-anchored homopolymers. One surface is coated with A chains and the other is covered with B homopolymers. The chains are grafted at low densities and the B polymers are chosen to be solvophobic, while the A chains are relatively solvophilic. We determine the morphology of the layers and the energy of interaction asthe surfaces are compressed. Our results provi…

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