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Title: Temperature sensitive surfaces and methods of making same

Abstract

Poly-n-isopropylacrylamide surface coatings demonstrate the useful property of being able to switch charateristics depending upon temperature. More specifically, these coatings switch from being hydrophilic at low temperature to hydrophobic at high temperature. Research has been conducted for many years to better characterize and control the properties of temperature sensitive coatings. The present invention provides novel temperature sensitive coatings on articles and novel methods of making temperature sensitive coatings that are disposed on the surfaces of various articles. These novel coatings contain the reaction products of n-isopropylacrylamide and are characterized by their properties such as advancing contact angles. Numerous other characteristics such as coating thickness, surface roughness, and hydrophilic-to-hydrophobic transition temperatures are also described. The present invention includes articles having temperature-sensitve coatings with improved properties as well as improved methods for forming temperature sensitive coatings.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [2]
  1. Richland, WA
  2. Pasco, WA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
874716
Patent Number(s):
6447897
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10T - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10S - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
temperature; sensitive; surfaces; methods; poly-n-isopropylacrylamide; surface; coatings; demonstrate; useful; property; switch; charateristics; depending; specifically; hydrophilic; hydrophobic; conducted; characterize; control; properties; provides; novel; articles; disposed; contain; reaction; products; n-isopropylacrylamide; characterized; advancing; contact; angles; numerous; characteristics; coating; thickness; roughness; hydrophilic-to-hydrophobic; transition; temperatures; described; temperature-sensitve; improved; forming; reaction product; novel method; temperature sensitive; surface coating; /428/

Citation Formats

Liang, Liang, Rieke, Peter C, and Alford, Kentin L. Temperature sensitive surfaces and methods of making same. United States: N. p., 2002. Web.
Liang, Liang, Rieke, Peter C, & Alford, Kentin L. Temperature sensitive surfaces and methods of making same. United States.
Liang, Liang, Rieke, Peter C, and Alford, Kentin L. Tue . "Temperature sensitive surfaces and methods of making same". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/874716.
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title = {Temperature sensitive surfaces and methods of making same},
author = {Liang, Liang and Rieke, Peter C and Alford, Kentin L},
abstractNote = {Poly-n-isopropylacrylamide surface coatings demonstrate the useful property of being able to switch charateristics depending upon temperature. More specifically, these coatings switch from being hydrophilic at low temperature to hydrophobic at high temperature. Research has been conducted for many years to better characterize and control the properties of temperature sensitive coatings. The present invention provides novel temperature sensitive coatings on articles and novel methods of making temperature sensitive coatings that are disposed on the surfaces of various articles. These novel coatings contain the reaction products of n-isopropylacrylamide and are characterized by their properties such as advancing contact angles. Numerous other characteristics such as coating thickness, surface roughness, and hydrophilic-to-hydrophobic transition temperatures are also described. The present invention includes articles having temperature-sensitve coatings with improved properties as well as improved methods for forming temperature sensitive coatings.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2002},
month = {9}
}

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