Organic Thin Films and Surfaces: Directions for The Nineties, Volume 20

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Directions for the Nineties

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Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 22nd May 1995
Page Count: 392
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Physics of Thin Films has been one of the longest running continuing series in thin film science consisting of 20 volumes since 1963. The series contains some of the highest quality studies of the properties ofvarious thin films materials and systems. In order to be able to reflect the development of todays science and to cover all modern aspects of thin films, the series, beginning with Volume 20, will move beyond the basic physics of thin films. It will address the most important aspects of both inorganic and organic thin films, in both their theoretical as well as technological aspects. Therefore, in order to reflect the modern technology-oriented problems, the title has been slightly modified from Physics of Thin Films to Thin Films. Edited by Abraham Ulman, Organic Thin Films and Surfaces: Directions for the Nineties will be the first volume to link two dynamic areas in the physical sciences--organic thin films and surface science. Contributions from leading experts in the field cover a range of important topics on the processing, characterization, and applications of organic thin films.


Thin film and surface science researchers in chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, biology, and condensed matter physics.

Table of Contents

Introduction: H. Kuhn and A. Ulman, Supramolecular Assemblies: Vision and Strategy. Advanced Materials: J.H. Fendler, Oriented Growth of Nanocrystalline Particulate Films at Monolayers: A Colloid Chemical Approach to Advanced Materials. R. Maoz, R. Yam, G. Berkovic, and J. Sagiv, Third-Level Self-Assembly and Beyond: Polar Hybrid Superlattices via Postassembly Intercalation into Noncentrosymmetric Multilayer Matrices of Hydrogen Bonded Silanes. S. Palacin, F. Porteu, and A. Ruaudel-Teixier, Building Two-Dimensional Polymers by the Langmuir-Blodgett Technique. Surface Modification: T.J. McCarthy, T.G. Bee, J.V. Brennan, E.M. Cross, A.J. Dias, N.L. Franchina, K.-W. Lee, and M.S. Shoichet, Polymer Surface Modification. J.M. Calvert, Lithographically Patterned Self-Assembled Films. Recognition at Surfaces: R. Popovitz-Biro, J. Majewski, J.-L. Wang, K. Kjaer, J. Als-Nielsen, L. Leiserowitz, and M. Lahav, Langmuir Films of Amphiphilic Alcohols and Surfaces of Polar Crystals as Templates for Ice Nucleation. S. Steinberg, Y. Tor, A. Shanzer, and I. Rubinstein, Ion-Selective Monolayer Membranes Based on Self-Assembling Tetradentate Ligand Monolayers on Gold Electrodes: Nature of the Ionic Selectivity. D. Leckband and J. Israelachvili, Specific Recognition at Functionalized Interfaces: Direct Force Measurements of Biomolecular Interactions. T. Schwinn, S.-P. Heyn, M. Egger, and H.E. Gaub, Formation of Recognition Patterns by Langmuir-Blodgett Techniques. Electronic Properties: M. Fujihira, Photoinduced Electron Transfer in Monolayer Assemblies and Its Application to Artificial Photosynthesis and Molecular Devices. T. Miyasaka, Photoelectric Behavior of Bacteriorhodopsin Thin Films at the Solid/Liquid Interface. M. Orrit and J. Bernard, Hole-Burning Spectroscopy of Dye-Doped Lan


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@qu:"This series will move beyond the basic physics of thin films. It will address the most important issues of both inorganic and organic thin films, in their theoretical as well as their technological aspects." @source:--JOURNAL OF AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY