We gratefully acknowledge Y. Brun, K. Sharp, M. Wetzel, and B. Bennett for helping to synthesize and characterize these samples. We especially appreciate discussion with A.M. Mayes and M.F. Rubner, and acknowledge use of the Shared Experimental Facilities supported by the MRSEC Program of the National Science Foundation (DMR 02-13282). We thank the DuPont-MIT Alliance (KJVV, GC, and CAT) and the National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship program (CAT) for support of this research. Supporting Information is available online from Wiley InterScience or from the author.
Enhanced Stiffness of Amorphous Polymer Surfaces under Confinement of Localized Contact Loads†
Version of Record online: 17 AUG 2007
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Volume 19, Issue 18, pages 2540–2546, September, 2007
How to Cite
Tweedie, C. A., Constantinides, G., Lehman, K. E., Brill, D. J., Blackman, G. S. and Van Vliet, K. J. (2007), Enhanced Stiffness of Amorphous Polymer Surfaces under Confinement of Localized Contact Loads. Adv. Mater., 19: 2540–2546. doi: 10.1002/adma.200602846
- Issue online: 10 SEP 2007
- Version of Record online: 17 AUG 2007
- Manuscript Revised: 15 MAY 2007
- Manuscript Received: 13 DEC 2006
- DuPont-MIT Alliance (KJVV, GC, and CAT)
- National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship program (CAT)
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