Temperature controlled surface hydrophobicity and interaction forces induced by poly (N-isopropylacrylamide)
Elizaveta Burdukova, Haihong Li, Naoyuki Ishida, John-Paul O'Shea, George V Franks
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science | ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE | Published : 2010
Awarded by AREVA NC though the Australian Minerals Science Research Institute (AMSRI)
Awarded by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
The authors acknowledge the financial Support from the Australian Research Council, AMIRA International, BHP/Billiton, Rio Tinto, Orica, Anglo Platinum, Xstrata, Freeport McMoran and AREVA NC though the Australian Minerals Science Research Institute (AMSRI) (LP0667828), and from the Core-to-Core Program promoted by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (Project No. 18004). The authors would also like to acknowledge Dr. Ray Dagastine, for helpful discussion regarding AFM force Curve interpretation, as well as A/Prof. Greg Qiao for his help with polymer synthesis and characterisation.