Macromol. Mater. Eng. 1/2009
François Lewis and Diego Mantovani
Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/mame.200990000
Cover: The small punch test was proposed as a new polymer-metal adhesion test that allows fundamental studies of the adhesion properties of soft nanocoatings for stent applications. The cover picture illustrates the effect of a 25% plastic deformation on thin fluorocarbon films. Further details can be found in the article by F. Lewis and D. Mantovani* on page 11.