Chapter 10. Structure Formation in Barnacle Adhesive

  1. Prof. Dr. Wulff Possart
  1. M. Wiegemann

Published Online: 28 APR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527607307.ch10

Adhesion: Current Research and Applications

Adhesion: Current Research and Applications

How to Cite

Wiegemann, M. (2005) Structure Formation in Barnacle Adhesive, in Adhesion: Current Research and Applications (ed W. Possart), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527607307.ch10

Editor Information

  1. Laboratoire Européen de Recherche Universitaire Saarland-Lorraine (LERUSL), Universität des Saarlandes, Gebäude 22-6, Postfach 151150, 66041 Saarbrücken, Germany

Author Information

  1. Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing, Engineering and Applied Materials (IFAM), Bonding Technology and Surfaces Department, Wiener Str. 12, 28359 Bremen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 APR 2006
  2. Published Print: 24 AUG 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527312634

Online ISBN: 9783527607303

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Keywords:

  • adhesion;
  • research;
  • application;
  • structure formation in barnacle adhesive;
  • barnacles;
  • theoretical colloid approach

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Abstract

  • Introduction

  • Barnacles

    • General Aspects of Barnacle Settlement

    • Biochemical Characterization of Barnacle Cement

    • Substrate-Specific Formation of Barnacle Adhesive

    • Substrate-Specific Morphology of Barnacle Base

    • Phenomenological Approach to Adhesive Structure Formation and Morphology Changes

  • Homologous (?) Structure Formation of Biological Adherates on Hydrophobic Surfaces

  • Theoretical Colloid Approach to Structure Formation in Barnacle Adhesive

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References