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Surface modification of Teflon (R) PFA with vacuum UV photo-oxidation

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dc.contributor.author Dasilva, W.
dc.contributor.author Entenberg, Alan
dc.contributor.author Kahn, Bruce
dc.contributor.author Debies, Thomas
dc.contributor.author Takacs, Gerald
dc.date.accessioned 2008-10-27T17:10:30Z
dc.date.available 2008-10-27T17:10:30Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 20 (2006) 437-455 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0169-4243
dc.identifier.issn 1568-5616 - online
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1850/7295
dc.description.abstract Surface modification of poly(tetrafluoroethylene-co-perfluoropropyl vinyl ether) (PFA) with vacuum UV (VUV) photo-oxidation using radiation from excited Ar atoms downstream from an At microwave (MW) plasma shows: (1) an improvement in wettability as observed by water contact-angle measurements: (2) surface roughening; (3) incorporation of oxygen as C=O, CF-O-CF2 and CF2-O-CF2 moieties and (4) enhancement of the CF-O-CnF2n+1 concentration. Adhesion measurements of Cu sputter coated onto the photo-oxidized PFA surface results in failure within the PFA (cohesive failure) and not at the Cu-PFA interface. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Brill Academic Publishers: Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries vol. 20 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries no. 5 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries pps. 437-455 en_US
dc.subject Naphthalenide treated fluoropolymers en_US
dc.subject Microwave plasma en_US
dc.subject Copolymer PFA en_US
dc.subject Adhesion en_US
dc.subject Copper en_US
dc.subject Metal en_US
dc.subject Polymide en_US
dc.subject Polymer en_US
dc.subject Downstream en_US
dc.subject Radiation en_US
dc.title Surface modification of Teflon (R) PFA with vacuum UV photo-oxidation en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.identifier.url http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/156856106777144318

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