6. Polyelectrolyte Brushes: Twenty Years After

  1. Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Knoll2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Rigoberto C. Advincula3
  1. Patrick Guenoun

Published Online: 7 JUN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527638482.ch6

Functional Polymer Films: 2 Volume Set

Functional Polymer Films: 2 Volume Set

How to Cite

Guenoun, P. (2011) Polyelectrolyte Brushes: Twenty Years After, in Functional Polymer Films: 2 Volume Set (eds W. Knoll and R. C. Advincula), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527638482.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Donau-City-Straße 1, 1220 Vienna, Austria

  2. 3

    University of Houston, Department of Chemistry, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, 136 Fleming Bldg., Houston, TX 77204-5003, USA

Author Information

  1. UMR 3299 CEA/CNRS SIS2M Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire sur l'Organisation Nanométrique et Supramoléculaire (LIONS) C.E.A. Saclay Bât. 125, piéce 243, 91191 Gif sur Yvette Cedex, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JUN 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527321902

Online ISBN: 9783527638482

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Keywords:

  • polyelectrolyte brush;
  • osmotic regime;
  • quenched and annealed chains;
  • counterion condensation;
  • salt induced contraction;
  • protecting and switchable polymer layers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction – Scope of the Review

  • Definitions

  • How to Make Polyelectrolyte Brushes?

  • Simple Observations and Theoretical Concepts

  • Beyond Simplicity

  • Toward the Application of Polyelectrolyte Brushes

  • Conclusion

  • References