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An New Avenue to Nonfouling Materials

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  • This work is supported by the Office of Naval Research (N000140410409).

Abstract

Nonfouling materials are of great importance for numerous applications. A simple method is introduced to prepare nonfouling materials and surfaces (see figure) with unique properties from a variety of desirable functional groups. Materials with a uniform distribution of mixed charged groups at the nanometer scale, similar to zwitterionic materials, are excellent candidates for use as nonfouling materials.

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