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Nanoparticle/polyelectrolyte template of echinocyte blood cell. Image provided by F. Caruso.

Multilayers on Si WaferPolyelectrolyte multilayers on Si wafers

Water droplets on ultrahydrophobic multilayer

Schematic of the Layer-by-Layer deposition process

More information on perspectives for applications of the layer-by-layer

technology is available in a recent feature article on Polyelectrolyte

Multilayers in Chemical & Engineering News.

 


            A new book on multilayers is available!!

            Multilayer Thin Films – Sequential Assembly of

Nanocomposite Materials

            Gero Decher (Editor), Joseph B. Schlenoff (Editor), Jean-Marie Lehn (Foreword by)
            ISBN: 3-527-30440-1
            Hardcover
            544 Pages
            Wiley-VCH
            February 2003
 

ANIMATION of the Multilayering Process (Flash movie)


Literature References

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References from Jan 2000 – June 2001 with abstracts (provided by G. Decher) click here for MSWord file
Data on multilayer paper publication rate


Multilayer Patents

See what new multilayer ideas individuals and companies are “banking” on here



Conferences

Past

Symposium on Polyelectrolyte Multilayers, ACS San Francisco, March 2000

Macromolecular Self-Assembly at Surfaces and Interfaces. ACS San Diego, March 2001

Multilayered Polyelectrolyte-Based Materials. Synthesis, Characterization and Applications. ACS Orlando, April 2002.

Chemical & Engineering News Report on the ACS Orlando symposium.

Gordon Research Conference on "Organic Thin Films" Il Ciocco, Italy, May 2003.

 

Smart Nanoassemblies, ACS New York, 7-9 September, 2003

 

Polyelectrolyte, Colloidal and Nanoassemblies in Ultrathin Films, ACS Anaheim, March 28-April 1, 2004

 

 

Future

Assembly of Polymers and Nanoparticles – from 2D to 3D, ACS Washington, August 28-September 2, 2005



Research Groups
Links to Research Groups


For comments, additions, corrections, items of interest etc. please send email to:

multilayers@chem.fsu.edu
 

Last updated 12 February, 2005