PROCEEDINGS

SEVENH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON

POLYMER SURFACE MODIFICATION: RELEVANCE TO ADHESION: University of Maine, Orono, July 12-15, 2009

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SESSION I: MONDAY, JULY 13, 2009: PLASMA PROCESSING I, ATMOSPHERIC, UNDERWATER ETC

Claus-Peter Klages, Alena Hinze and Michael Thomas; Institut für Oberflächentechnik, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Bienroder Weg 53, D-38108 Braunschweig, GERMANY; Atmospheric-Pressure Plasma Amination of Polymer Surfaces claus-peter.klages@ist.fraunhofer.de

F. Bessueille, S. Gout, S. Cotte, Y. Goepfert, M. Romand, A. Errachid and D. Léonard; Université de Lyon, Lyon, France. Laboratoire des Sciences Analytiques (CNRS, UMR # 5180), Bâtiment J. Raulin, Université Claude Bernard - Lyon 1, 69622 Villeurbanne Cedex, FRANCE; Fabrication of Metallic Micro/Nano-Structures on Polymeric Substrates by Using Plasma or UV/VUV Treatments, Micro-Contact Printing and Selective Electroless Plating didier.leonard@univ-lyon1.fr

Hyuk Yu; Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706; Plasma Treatment of Hydrocarbon Polymers & Post-treatment Dynamics of Surface Polarity yu@chem.wisc.edu

 K.-D. Weltmann, R. Brandenburg, R. Foest, E. Kindel, M. Stieber, and T. V. Woedtke; Leibniz-Institute for Plasma Science and Technology e.V. (INP Greifswald), Felix-Hausdorff-Str. 2, D-17489 Greifswald, GERMANY; Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Jets for Surface Treatment and Medical Applications Weltmann@inp-greifswald.de

F. J. Guild and B. R. K. Blackman; Department of Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK; Air-plasma Pre-treatment for Promotion of Thermoplastic Adhesion

f.guild@imperial.ac.uk

N.Gomathi, Debasish Mishra , Tapas Kumar Maity and Sudarsan Neogi; Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 721302, INDIA; Low Pressure Radio Frequency Plasma Treatment of Polypropylene for Improved Cell Adhesion neogi@che.iitkgp.ernet.in

Frédéric Busnel, Vincent Blanchard, Bernard Riedl and Pierre Blanchet; Centre de recherche sur le bois, Université Laval, Pavillon G-H Kruger, Québec (QC), G1K 7PE, CANADA; Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Treatment on Sugar Maple (Acer Saccharum) And on Black Spruce (Picea Mariana) Wood. Study of Surface Free Energy Using Contact Angle Measurements frederic.busnel.1@ulaval.ca

Sandra Günther, Nico Teuscher, Andreas Heilmann, Renate Hänsel, Hans-Michael Voigt, and Andreas Kiesow; Fraunhofer-Institute for Mechanics of Materials, D-06120 Halle/S., GERMANY; In-line Analytical Investigations of Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Processes in Correlation with Surface Analysis (andra.guenther@iwmh.fraunhofer.de)

E. V. Shun’ko and V. S. Belkin; WINTEK Electro-Optics Corporation, 1665 Highland Dr., Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108; SLIDES: Cleaning and Improving Adhesion of Surfaces by Their Treatment With Excited Nitrogen eshunko@wintekeo.com

Ranjit Joshi and Jeorg Friedrich; Bundesanstalt fur Materialforschung und Prufung (BAM), Unter den Eichen 87, D-12205 Berlin, GERMANY; Underwater Plasma and Glow Discharge Electrolysis (Liquid Electrode) for Polymer Surface Modification ranjit.joshi@bam.de

Arthur J. Coury; Warren Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02116; Exploiting Biomaterial-Tissue Interactions for Effective Medical Device Performance (artjcoury@aol.com)

 

SESSION II: MONDAY, JULY 13, 2009 PLASMA PROCESSING II: APPLICATIONS TO FIBERS, CLEANING AND BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS

SESSION III: TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2009: GENERAL SURFACE TREATMENT WITH ULTRAVIOLET, OZONE, ION BOMBARDMENT ETC

Roel Dams; VITO - Flemish Institute for Technological Research, Materials Technology Department, Boeretang 200, 2400 Mol, BELGIUM; Inline Plasma Processes in Modified Gas Atmosphere for Adhesion Improvement roel.dams@vito.be

M. Razdan, A. Entenberg, T. Debies, B. Parekh, P. Rai, and G. A. Takacs; Department of Chemistry, Center for Materials Science and Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY 14623; Surface Oxidation of Polyimides with UV Photo-oxidation in the Absence of Ozone (GATSCH@RIT.EDU)

Muhammad Akram; Delft University of Technology, Aerospace Materials Group, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Kluyverweg1, 2629HS Delft, THE NETHERLANDS; Surface Modification of Polyimide Using Atmospheric Plasma for Increasing Adhesive Bond Strength Akram@tudelft.nl

Takaomi Kobayashi; Department of Chemistry, Nagaoka University of Technology, 1603-1 Kamitomioka, Nagaoka, Niigata, JAPAN; Surface Modification of Polymer Textiles by Thermally Dried Ozone takaomi@nagaokaut.ac.jp

Hernando S. Salapare III, Gene Q. Blantocas, and Henry J. Ramos; Plasma Physics Laboratory, National Institute of Physics, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City 1101, PHILIPPINES; Cellular Adhesion Performance of Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) after Surface Modification Using Hydrogen and Oxygen Low-Energy Gas Discharges jethrosy@gmail.com

Susan B. Sinnott; Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville FL, 32611-6400; Selective Chemical Modification of Polymer Surfaces through Low-Energy Ion-Beam Deposition ssinn@mse.ufl.edu

Sam Siau; Surface Functionalisation, ArcelorMittal R&D Industry Gent, OCAS NV, Pres. J. F . Kennedylaan 3, BE-9060 Zelzate , BELGIUM; Adhesion Improvement of Polymers and Glues to Steel Substrates by Various Surface Modifications sam.siau@arcelormittal.com

Gloria S. Oporto, Douglas J. Gardner, and David J. Neivandt; Advanced Engineered Wood Composites (AEWC) Center, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469; Quantifying Short Range Adhesion Forces on Wood-Plastic Composite (WPC) Surfaces gloria.oporto@umit.maine.edu

Wolfgang Weinhold; NNOWEP GmbH, Measuring and Testing, Haugerring 6, D-97070 Wuerzburg, GERMANY; In Situ Microtribology with High Local Resolution on Nano-modified Surfaces on Polymers info@innowep.de

  Peter Vicca, Soeren Steudel, Jan Genoe and Paul Heremans Polymer & Molecular Electronics Group, IMEC, Kapeldreef 75. B-3001 Leuven, BELGIUM; Polymer Adhesion Layers for Ag Layers Deposited in OLED Processing

peter.vicca@imec.be

M. K. Mazumder, M. N. Horenstein, P. K. Srirama and R. S. Sharma; Boston University, Boston, MA; Development of Surface Engineered Low Cohesivity Fine Powders for Respiratory Drug Delivery using Dry Powder Inhalers mkmazumder1@ualr.edu

H. Willeck, W. Eberhardt and H. Kück; Hahn-Schickard-Institute of Microassembly Technology HSG-IMAT, Stuttgart, GERMANY; A New Measuring Tool for Determining the Adhesive Strength of Micro Structured Metal Layers and Conductors Directly on Polymer Micro Devices Willeck@hsg-imat.de

Zhi-Kang Xu; Key Laboratory of Macromolecular Synthesis and Functionalization (Ministry of Education), Deaprtment of Polymer Science & Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, CHINA; Surface Engineering of Microporous Polypropylene Membranes

xuzk@ipsm.zju.edu.cn

D. Schaubroeck, J. De Baets, E. Schacht and A. Van Calster; Centre for Microsystems Technology (CMST)/ELIS, IMEC, Ghent University, Technologiepark 914A, BE-9052 Ghent –Zwijnaarde, BELGIUM; Chemical Modification of a Photo Definable Epoxy Resin to Improve Adhesion with Electroless Copper

david.schaubroeck@elis.ugent.be

SESSION IV: TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2009: APPLICATIONS TO OPTICS, ADHESION IMPROVEMENT AND METAL DEPOSITION

P. Slepička, A.Vasina, V. Švorčķk; Department of Solid State Engineering, Institute of Chemical Technology, 166 28 Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC; Metal Nanolayers on Plasma Treated Polypropylene nikola.kasalkova@vscht.cz

Ulrike Schulz, Fraunhofer Institute of Applied Optics and Precision Engineering, A.-Einstein-Str. 7, D-07745 Jena, GERMANY; Plasma Modification of Polymers for Optical Applications

(ulrike.schulz@iof.fraunhofer.de)

Alexander Stadnick and

Grigoriy Kyryk; Ukrrosmetall Concern, International Institute, 6 Kursky Avenue, Sumy 40020, UKRAINE; New Ways of Drawing Metal Films on Polymeric Materials

astadnick@rambler.ru

Horst-Christian Langowski; TU Muenchen, WZW Center of Life and Food Science, Chair of Food Packaging Technology, Weihenstephaner Steig 22 D-85350 Freising-Weihenstephan, GERMANY; Surface Modification of Polymer Films for Improvement of the Adhesion of Deposited Metal Layers

langowski@wzw.tum.de

SESSION V: WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2009: IMPROVING ADHESION IN COATINGS AND ADHESIVE JOINTS

Thomas Strunskus; Ruhr University Bochum, D-44780 Bochum, GERMANY; Ion Modifications of Metal/Polymer Interfaces

strunsku@pc.ruhr-uni-bochum.de

F.J. Xu, S.J. Yuan, G. L. Li, K.G. Neoh and E.T. Kang; Dept. of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore, Kent Ridge, SINGAPORE 119260; Surface Functionalization via Controlled Radical Polymerizations cheket@nus.edu.sg

S.A. Pihan, T. Tsukruk, A. Chifen,

R. Förch; Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung, Ackermannweg 10, D-55128 Mainz, GERMANY; Plasma Polymerized Hexamethyl Disiloxane in Adhesion Applications (foerch@mpip-mainz.mpg.de)

Thomas Bahners and Eckhard Schollmeyer; Deutsches Textilforschungszentrum Nord-West e. V., Adlerstr. 1, D-47798 Krefeld, GERMANY; SLIDES: Photo-initiated Inter-Linking of Coatings on Textiles and Other Polymer Substrates

bahners@dtnw.de

Karina Grundke, Jan Roth, Victoria Albrecht, Mirko Nitschke, Cornelia Bellmann, Frank Simon, Stefan Zschoche, Stefan Michel, Claudia Luhmann and Brigitte Voit; Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, P. O. Box 120 411, D-01005 Dresden, GERMANY; Surface Functionalization of Silicone Elastomers to Form Permanently Stable Adhesion Joints grundke@ipfdd.de

K. Schröder, B. Finke, F. Lüthen, J. B. Nebe, J. Rychly, U. Walschus, M. Schlosser, A. Ohl and K. D. Weltmann; Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology (INP), F.-Hausdorff Straße 2, D-17489 Greifswald, GERMANY; Plasma Polymer Coatings for Improved Cell Adhesion to Titanium Surfaces

schroeder@inp-greifswald.de

Denis Dowling; University College Dublin, Room 223 Engineering Building, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4, IRELAND; Influence of Processing Conditions on the Adhesion Performance of Atmospheric Plasma Polymerized Primer Coatings on Steel denis.dowling@ucd.ie

Sean X. Liu; Cereal Products and Food Science Research Unit, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, U.S. Department of Agriculture, ARS, 1815 N. University Street, Peoria, IL 61604; The Effect of Polymer Surface Modification on Polymer-Protein Interaction via Interfacial Polymerization and Hydrophilic Polymer Grafting

(sean.liu@ars.usda.gov)

N. A. Darwish, A. A. El-Wakil and

A. I. Abou-Kandil ; National Institute of Standards, Tersa Street. El-Haram. El-Giza.P.O.Box: 136 Giza. Post Code: 12211, EGYPT; Graft Co-Polymerization of 1, 5 diaminonaphthalene to improve adhesion between EPDM Rubber and Polyester Fabric

aia_23@yahoo.co.uk

Charles Anamelechi; Biomedical Engineering Department, Duke University (CIEMAS 1313), 144 Hudson Hall, Durham, NC 27708; Endothelial Cell Adhesion to Synthetic Vascular Grafts Using Biotinylated Fibronectin in a Dual Ligand Protein System cca5@duke.edu

Gijo Raj, Eric Balnois, Christophe Baley and Yves Grohens; Laboratoire d’Ingénierie des MATériaux de Bretagne (LIMATB), Université de Bretagne Sud, Rue de Saint Maudé, BP 92116, F-56321 Lorient Cedex, FRANCE; Interfaces in Biocomposites: Colloid Force Measurements Between Cellulose and Polylactic Acid

grohens@univ-ubs.fr

M-L. Abel, J. Bertho, P. Zdhan, V. Stolojan and J. F. Watts; The Surface Analysis Laboratory, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford Surrey GU2 7XH, UK; Effect of Incorporation of Silanes within Epoxy Adhesives on Interface Chemistry: A Surface Analysis Study (m.abel@surrey.ac.uk)

Sang Wook Park and Dai Gil Lee; Department of Mechanical Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, ME3221, Guseong-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 305-701, REPUBLIC OF KOREA; SLIDES: Adhesion Characteristics of Surface-treated Glass/Epoxy Composite with Nano-particles dglee@kaist.ac.kr

M. Masudul Hassan , Marco Mueller and Manfred H. Wagner Technical; University of Berlin, Institute of Material Science and Technology, Polymertechnik/Polymerphysik, Fasanen Str. 90, D-10623 Berlin, GERMANY; Improvement of Mechanical Performance of Hybrid Seaweed/Rice Straw Polypropylene Composite: Effect of Maleic Anhydride

msdhasan@yahoo.com

SESSION VI: WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2009: MAINLY BIOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS

N. Kasálková, Z. Makajová, K. Kolįųovį, P. Slepička, L. Bačįkovį , M. Pacķzek and V. Švorčķk; Department of Solid State Engineering, Institute of Chemical Technology, 166 28 Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC; Cytocompatibility of Plasma-treated and Grafted Polyethylene

nikola.kasalkova@vscht.cz

F. Griffon, C. Delval and P. Hoffmann; EPFL, Station 17, Lausanne VD 1015, SWITZERLAND; Hot-Embossing: a Novel Technique for the Replication of Superhydrophobic Polymer Samples fabien.griffon@epfl.ch

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Hernando Salapare III; Plasma Physics Laboratory, National Institute of Physics, College of Science, University of the Philippines Diliman, PHILIPPINES; Preprint: The Porosity and Wettability Properties of Hydrogen Ion Treated Polytetrafluoroethylene

jethrosy@gmail.com