1. Layer-by-Layer Assembly (Putting Molecules to Work)

  1. Prof. Gero Decher1 and
  2. Prof. Joseph B. Schlenoff2
  1. Prof. Gero Decher

Published Online: 21 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527646746.ch1

Multilayer Thin Films: Sequential Assembly of Nanocomposite Materials, Second Edition

Multilayer Thin Films: Sequential Assembly of Nanocomposite Materials, Second Edition

How to Cite

Decher, G. (2012) Layer-by-Layer Assembly (Putting Molecules to Work), in Multilayer Thin Films: Sequential Assembly of Nanocomposite Materials, Second Edition (eds G. Decher and J. B. Schlenoff), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527646746.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Université de Strasbourg, Insitut Charles Sadron, UPR 22, 23, rue du Loess, 67034 Strasbourg Cedex 2, France

  2. 2

    Florida State University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 95 Chieftan Way, Tallahassee, FL 32306-4390, USA

Author Information

  1. Université de Strasbourg, Insitut Charles Sadron, UPR 22, 23, rue du Loess, 67034 Strasbourg Cedex 2, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 9 MAY 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527316489

Online ISBN: 9783527646746

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Whole is More than the Sum of its Parts

  • From Self-Assembly to Directed Assembly

  • History and Development of the Layer-by-Layer Assembly Method

  • LbL-Assembly is the Synthesis of Fuzzy Supramolecular Objects

  • Reproducibility and Choice of Deposition Conditions

  • Monitoring Multilayer Build-up

  • Spray- and Spin-Assisted Multilayer Assembly

  • Recent Developments

  • Final Remarks

  • References