Polymers

  • 100x100nm Topography scan of C28H58 lamellae on HOPG. Z range is 1.3A.
    C28H58
    100x100nm Topography scan of C28H58 lamellae on HOPG. Z range is 1.3A.
  • Topography and phase images of C36H74 lamellar stripes on HOPG. 84 nm scan.
    C36H74
    Topography and phase images of C36H74 lamellar stripes on HOPG. 84 nm scan.
  • C36H74 lamellar stripes on HOPG. 60 nm scan.
    C36H74 lamellar stripes
    C36H74 lamellar stripes on HOPG. 60 nm scan.
  • Celgard 2400 polypropylene membrane. Topography image. Scan size 2 x 2 microns, closed loop active. Sample courtesy of Celgard LLC.
    Celgard membrane
    Celgard 2400 polypropylene membrane. Topography image. Scan size 2 x 2 microns, closed loop active. Sample courtesy of Celgard LLC.
  • Hydro-2 (Filofocon A) polymer, irradiated with an excimer laser.  Sample courtesy of Jan Siegel, PhD, Laser Processing Group, Instituto de Optica - CSIC, Madrid, SPAIN. 20 microns scan.
    Filofocon A
    Hydro-2 (Filofocon A) polymer, irradiated with an excimer laser. Sample courtesy of Jan Siegel, PhD, Laser Processing Group, Instituto de Optica - CSIC, Madrid, SPAIN. 20 microns scan.
  • 14.5x14.5 nm topography scan of the lamellar stripes of C18H38 linear alkane. The width of the lamellae is about 2nm. Z range – 0.6 A.
    C18H38
    14.5x14.5 nm topography scan of the lamellar stripes of C18H38 linear alkane. The width of the lamellae is about 2nm. Z range – 0.6 A.
  • Worm-like micelle assembly deposited on HOPG. Micelles are formed from 2nm Au nanoparticles functionalized with amphyphilic PS-PEO block copolymer molecules. 1 micron scan. Fine bead-like structure of the micelle assembly is clearly resolved. Sample courtesy of prof. E. Zubarev , Rice University.
    Micelles
    Worm-like micelle assembly deposited on HOPG. Micelles are formed from 2nm Au nanoparticles functionalized with amphyphilic PS-PEO block copolymer molecules. 1 micron scan. Fine bead-like structure of the micelle assembly is clearly resolved. Sample courtesy of prof. E. Zubarev , Rice University.
  • Polystyrene-block-Poly-Methylmetacrylate copolymer. Topography image. True-noncontact AFM mode, closed loop active, 6 microns scan. Sample is courtesy of Dr. Easan Sivaniah (Texas Tech).
    PS-PMMA
    Polystyrene-block-Poly-Methylmetacrylate copolymer. Topography image. True-noncontact AFM mode, closed loop active, 6 microns scan. Sample is courtesy of Dr. Easan Sivaniah (Texas Tech).
  • Spherulites of isotactic polypropylene. Scan size 42 x 42 microns, closed loop active.  Sample courtesy of Dr. V. Prokhorov, Shemyakin & Ovchinikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, RAS.
    Polypropylene
    Spherulites of isotactic polypropylene. Scan size 42 x 42 microns, closed loop active. Sample courtesy of Dr. V. Prokhorov, Shemyakin & Ovchinikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, RAS.
  • Trimesic Acid on HOPG. 100nm topography (left) and the phase images.  In the phase image two different types of arrangement of the molecules of trimesic acid on HOPG are clearly seen: linear lamellae and hexagonal packing.
    Trimesic acid
    Trimesic Acid on HOPG. 100nm topography (left) and the phase images. In the phase image two different types of arrangement of the molecules of trimesic acid on HOPG are clearly seen: linear lamellae and hexagonal packing.
  • AFM phase image of hexaglycylamide lamellae (type I) on HOPG. Number of points 1024?1024. Image courtesy of Dr. V. V. Prokhorov, M.M.Shemyakin & Y.A.Ovchinnikov Institure of Bioorganic Chemistry, RUS, Moscow, Russia.  The structural models are represented in "High-resolution Atomic Force Microscopy Study of Hexaglycylamide Epitaxial Structures on Graphite" by V. V. Prokhorov, D.V. Klinov, A. A. Chinarev, A. B.Tuzikov, I. V. Gorokhova, N. V. Bovin, Langmuir, 2011 in press.
    Hexaglycylamide lamellae
    AFM phase image of hexaglycylamide lamellae (type I) on HOPG. Number of points 1024?1024. Image courtesy of Dr. V. V. Prokhorov, M.M.Shemyakin & Y.A.Ovchinnikov Institure of Bioorganic Chemistry, RUS, Moscow, Russia. The structural models are represented in "High-resolution Atomic Force Microscopy Study of Hexaglycylamide Epitaxial Structures on Graphite" by V. V. Prokhorov, D.V. Klinov, A. A. Chinarev, A. B.Tuzikov, I. V. Gorokhova, N. V. Bovin, Langmuir, 2011 in press.