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Interface and Self Assembly

  • Origin of Adhesion: VdW Forces
  • How can a Gecko lift it's foot off?
  • Microscopic view of friction
  • Driving Forces for Self Assembly
  • Assembly by Surface Energy
  • Phase Diagram of Micelles
  • Micelle Properties
  • Molecular self Assembly Geometries
  • Possible Phase Transformation of SAM's
  • Thermodynamic Balance of SAM
  • Critical Micelle Concentration
  • More Complex Shapes
  • Self Assembly Driven by Capillary Forces

Keywords: self assembly • friction • interface • adhesion • surface • phase diagrams • phase transformation • micelle • presentation
Categories: Science approaches > Thermodynamics & kinetics
Science approaches > Phase diagrams
Materials > Ceramics & glasses > Technical ceramics > Carbon and graphite
Scale > Nano(-materials)
Created by: Nicholas X. Fang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Date created: 11 May 2009
Date added: 25 January 2011
Resource ID: 3356