Adhesion and Adsorption of Polymers

  • Lieng-Huang Lee

Part of the Polymer Science and Technology book series (POLS, volume 12)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Polymer Surface Interactions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Lieng-Huang Lee
      Pages 3-4
    3. I. Prigogine, A. Bellemans
      Pages 5-14
    4. Toshio Hata, Tomoyuki Kasemura
      Pages 15-41
    5. V. A. Belyi, V. A. Smurugov, A. I. Sviridyonok
      Pages 67-75
    6. Lieng-Huang Lee
      Pages 77-82
  3. Characterization of Adhesive Interfaces

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. Lieng-Huang Lee
      Pages 85-86
    3. Tennyson Smith, Pierre Smith
      Pages 123-139
    4. David W. Dwight, Erol Sancaktar, Halbert F. Brinson
      Pages 141-163
    5. John L. Crowley, Arthur D. Jonath
      Pages 165-174
    6. Lieng-Huang Lee
      Pages 195-198
  4. Polymeric Structural Adhesives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 199-199
    2. D. H. Kaelble
      Pages 201-201

About this book

Introduction

Honolulu is a most beautiful place, suitable for all occa­ sions. Its choice as the meeting site for the first Joint Chemical Congress between the American Chemical Society and the Chemical Society of Japan was praised by scientists from both sides. During this Congress, the International Conference on Adhesion and Adsorption of Polymers was held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel between April 2 and 5, 1979. We had speakers from ten nations presenting over forty papers related to the subject matter. It was a memorable event. Unlike our two previous adhesion symposia held in 1971 and 1975, this was the first time in the same conference that we discussed both adhesion and adsorption of polymers simultaneously. These two important phenomena are not only inter-related, but also equally important in adhesive technology as well as biochemical processes. The papers presented to this Conference deal with these two phenomena from both fundamental and practical viewpoints. Furthermore, with the advance of new surface analytical techniques, the actual, microscopic happenings at the interfaces can be pin­ pointed. Thus, characterization of interface became one of the major focuses of this Conference. As a result, a broad coverage of the subject matter includes statistical thermodynamics, surface physics, surface analysis, fracture mechanics, viscoelasticity, failure analysis, surface modification, adsorption kinetics, bio­ polymer adsorption, etc. Thanks to the diligence of our contri­ butors, we are now able to publish the final papers in these two volumes.

Keywords

Copolymer Elastomer Polyisobutylen dynamics elasticity electron experiment kinetics mechanics oscillation physics polymer spectroscopy statistical mechanics thermodynamics

Editors and affiliations

  • Lieng-Huang Lee
    • 1
  1. 1.Xerox CorporationRochesterUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4613-3093-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1980
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-3095-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4613-3093-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0093-6286
  • Series Online ISSN 0093-6286
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