Chapter 8. Plasma Processing of Polymers by a Low-Frequency Discharge with Asymmetrical Configuration of Electrodes

  1. Prof. Riccardo d'Agostino1,
  2. Prof. Pietro Favia1,
  3. Prof. Yoshinobu Kawai2,
  4. Prof. Hideo Ikegami3,
  5. Prof. Noriyoshi Sato4 and
  6. Prof. Farzaneh Arefi-Khonsari5
  1. Prof. Farzaneh Arefi-Khonsari and
  2. M. Tatoulian

Published Online: 8 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527622184.ch8

Advanced Plasma Technology

Advanced Plasma Technology

How to Cite

Arefi-Khonsari, F. and Tatoulian, M. (2007) Plasma Processing of Polymers by a Low-Frequency Discharge with Asymmetrical Configuration of Electrodes, in Advanced Plasma Technology (eds R. d'Agostino, P. Favia, Y. Kawai, H. Ikegami, N. Sato and F. Arefi-Khonsari), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527622184.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Chemistry, University of Bari, Via Orabona 4, 70126 Bari, Italy

  2. 2

    Research Institute for Applied Mechanics, Kyushu University, Engineering Sciences, Kasugakoen 6-1, Kasuga, Fukuoka 816-8580, Japan

  3. 3

    National Institute for Fusion Science, Toki, Gifu 509-5292, Japan

  4. 4

    Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University, Kadan 4-17-113, Sendai 980-0815, Japan

  5. 5

    Laboratoire de Génie des Procédés, Plasma et Traitements de Surface, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, ENSCP, 11 rue Pierre et Marie Curie, 75231 Paris cedex 05, France

Author Information

  1. Laboratoire de Génie des Procédés, Plasma et Traitements de Surface, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, ENSCP, 11 rue Pierre et Marie Curie, 75231 Paris cedex 05, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527405916

Online ISBN: 9783527622184

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Keywords:

  • plasma processing;
  • polymers;
  • low-frequency discharge;
  • plasma polymerization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Plasma Treatment of Polymers

    • Surface Activation

    • Functionalization (Grafting) Reactions

    • Crosslinking Reactions

    • Surface Etching (Ablation) Reactions

      • Decarboxylation

      • β-Scission

      • Plasma Cleaning/Etching Effect

  • Surface Treatment of Polymers in a Low-Frequency, Low-Pressure Reactor With Asymmetrical Configuration of Electrodes (ACE)

    • Surface Functionalization

    • Ablation Effect of an Ammonia Plasma During Grafting of Nitrogen Groups

    • Acid–Base Properties

      • Introduction

      • Contact Angle Titration Method

    • Aging of Plasma-Treated Surfaces

      • Aging of Ammonia Plasma-Treated PP

      • Stability of PP Treated in Plasmas of Mixtures of He + NH3 for Improved Adhesion to Aluminum

  • Plasma Polymerization

    • Influence of the Chemical Composition of the Substrate on the Plasma Polymerization of a Mixture of CF4 + H2

    • Plasma Polymerization of Acrylic Acid

  • Conclusions