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Title: Beyond native block copolymer morphologies


Block copolymers self-assemble into a range of canonical morphologies. Here, we review a broad range of techniques for inducing these materials to form structures beyond the ‘native’ morphologies seen in the bulk equilibrium phase diagram. Methods that exploit intrinsic encoding (molecular design) and external enforcement (directed assembly) are compared.

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  1. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States). Center for Functional Nanomaterials
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Molecular Systems Design & Engineering
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Journal Volume: 2; Journal Issue: 5; Journal ID: ISSN 2058-9689
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36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY; block copolymer; self-assembly; Center for Functional Nanomaterials

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Doerk, Gregory S., and Yager, Kevin G.. Beyond native block copolymer morphologies. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Doerk, Gregory S., & Yager, Kevin G.. Beyond native block copolymer morphologies. United States.
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title = {Beyond native block copolymer morphologies},
author = {Doerk, Gregory S. and Yager, Kevin G.},
abstractNote = {Block copolymers self-assemble into a range of canonical morphologies. Here, we review a broad range of techniques for inducing these materials to form structures beyond the ‘native’ morphologies seen in the bulk equilibrium phase diagram. Methods that exploit intrinsic encoding (molecular design) and external enforcement (directed assembly) are compared.},
doi = {10.1039/c7me00069c},
journal = {Molecular Systems Design & Engineering},
number = 5,
volume = 2,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {9}

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