Nanotech 2011 Vol. 1
Nanotech 2011 Vol. 1
Nanotechnology 2011: Advanced Materials, CNTs, Particles, Films and Composites

Nanostructured Coatings, Surfaces & Films Chapter 4

Biocompatible Nanomembranes based on PEGylation of Cross-Linked Self-Assembled Monolayers

Authors: N. Meyerbroeker, W. Eck, M. Zharnikov

Affilation: University of Heidelberg, Germany

Pages: 415 - 418

Keywords: self-assembled monolayers, nanomembranes, biocompatible, poly(ethylene glycol)

We present a novel ultrathin and biocompatible membrane based on highly cross-linked and subsequently PEGylated self- assembled monolayers. These layers can be removed from their substrates and freely suspended over TEM grids. Possible applications of the ca. 5 nm thick membranes are as biocompatible supports in TEM.

ISBN: 978-1-4398-7142-3
Pages: 882
Hardcopy: $199.95

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