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Title: Method of forming graded polymeric coatings or films

Abstract

Very smooth polymeric coatings or films graded in atomic number and density can readily be formed by first preparing the coating or film from the desired monomeric material and then contacting it with a fluid containing a metal or a mixture of metals for a time sufficient for such metal or metals to sorb and diffuse into the coating or film. Metal resinate solutions are particularly advantageous for this purpose. A metallic coating can in turn be produced on the metal-loaded film or coating by exposing it to a low pressure plasma of air, oxygen, or nitrous oxide. The process permits a metallic coating to be formed on a heat sensitive substrate without the use of elevated temperatures.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Los Alamos, NM)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos, NM
OSTI Identifier:
864597
Patent Number(s):
4390567
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) LANL
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; forming; graded; polymeric; coatings; films; smooth; atomic; density; readily; formed; preparing; coating; film; desired; monomeric; material; contacting; fluid; containing; metal; mixture; metals; time; sufficient; sorb; diffuse; resinate; solutions; particularly; advantageous; purpose; metallic; produced; metal-loaded; exposing; pressure; plasma; air; oxygen; nitrous; oxide; process; permits; heat; sensitive; substrate; elevated; temperatures; fluid containing; process permits; metallic coating; polymeric coating; polymeric coatings; pressure plasma; time sufficient; elevated temperatures; elevated temperature; heat sensitive; particularly advantageous; nitrous oxide; sensitive substrate; monomeric material; smooth polymeric; films graded; desired monomeric; /427/376/

Citation Formats

Liepins, Raimond. Method of forming graded polymeric coatings or films. United States: N. p., 1983. Web.
Liepins, Raimond. Method of forming graded polymeric coatings or films. United States.
Liepins, Raimond. Sat . "Method of forming graded polymeric coatings or films". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/864597.
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title = {Method of forming graded polymeric coatings or films},
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abstractNote = {Very smooth polymeric coatings or films graded in atomic number and density can readily be formed by first preparing the coating or film from the desired monomeric material and then contacting it with a fluid containing a metal or a mixture of metals for a time sufficient for such metal or metals to sorb and diffuse into the coating or film. Metal resinate solutions are particularly advantageous for this purpose. A metallic coating can in turn be produced on the metal-loaded film or coating by exposing it to a low pressure plasma of air, oxygen, or nitrous oxide. The process permits a metallic coating to be formed on a heat sensitive substrate without the use of elevated temperatures.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1983},
month = {1}
}

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