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Polymers on Surfaces

Friction and adhesion hysteresis of polymer brushes

Sissi de Beer, G. Djuijé Kenmoé and Martin H. Müser,
On the friction and adhesion hysteresis between polymer
brushes attached to curved surfaces
,
Friction 3, 148-160 (2015). (accepted version)
DOI: 10.1007/s40544-015-0078-2



Polymer-brush preparation

de Beer, S., Kutnyanszky, E., Müser, M. H., Vancso, G. J. ,
Preparation and Friction Force Microscopy Measurements of Immiscible, Opposing Polymer Brushes,
J. Vis. Exp. (94), e52285 (2014)
http://www.jove.com/video/52285.
doi:10.3791/52285



Polymer-brush tilting in frictional contacts

Sissi de Beer and Martin H. Müser,
Friction in (im-)miscible polymer brush systems and the role of transverse polymer-tilting,
Macromolecules 47, 7666-7673 (2014). (accepted preprint)
DOI information: http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ma501718b



Reducing friction

Sissi de Beer, Edit Kutnyanszky, Peter M. Schön, G. Julius Vansco, and Martin H. Müser,
Solvent induced immiscibility of polymer brushes eliminates dissipation channels,
Nat. Commun. 5, 3781 (2014),
DOI: doi:10.1038/ncomms4781
(accepted version and supplementary material).



Dissipation mechanisms for polymer brushes

Sissi de Beer and Martin H. Müser,
Alternative dissipation mechanisms and the effect of the solvent in friction
between polymer brushes on rough surfaces
,
Soft Matter 9, 7234 – 7241 (2013); (accepted version) and (supplementary material).
DOI: C3SM50491C, elected to be a hot paper of July 2013 by RSC



The crucial role of chemical detail for slip boundary conditions

L.-T. Kong, C. Denniston, and M. H. Müser,
The crucial role of chemical detail for slip boundary conditions: Molecular dynamics simulations of linear oligomers between sliding aluminium surfaces ,
Model. Simul. Mater. Sc. Eng.18, 034004 (2010); doi (10.1088/0965-0393/18/3/034004); (accepted version).



Non-bonded force field for the interaction between metals and organic molecules

L. T. Kong, C. Denniston, M. H. Müser, and Y. Qi,
Non-bonded force field for the interaction between metals and organic molecules: A case study of olefins on aluminum,
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 11, 10195-10203 (2009), accepted version.
DOI information: 10.1039/B906874K.



Scaling laws of single polymer dynamics near attractive surfaces

D. Mukherji, G. Bartels, and M. H. Müser,
Scaling laws of single polymer dynamics near attractive surfaces,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 068301 (2008)
accepted version, supplementary material,
DOI:10.1103/PhysRevLett.100.068301



Glassy dynamics, aging in mobility, and structural relaxation of strongly adsorbed polymer films

D. Mukherji and M. H. Müser,
Glassy dynamics, aging in mobility, and structural relaxation of strongly adsorbed polymer films: Corrugation or confinement?,
Macromolecules 40, 1754 – 1762 (2007) (accepted version).



Possible explanation of the lambda-shape anomaly in polymer surface diffusion

D. Mukherji and M. H. Müser,
Possible explanation of the lambda-shape anomaly in polymer surface diffusion,
Phys. Rev. E 74, 010601 (2006). (accepted version).



On the orientation of lamellar block copolymer phases under shear

B. Fraser, C. Denniston, and M. H. Müser,
On the orientation of lamellar block copolymer phases under shear,
J. Chem. Phys. 124, 104902 (2006) (preprint).



Diffusion, elasticity, and shear flow in self-assembled block copolymers

B. Fraser, C. Denniston, and M. H. Müser,
Diffusion, elasticity, and shear flow in self-assembled block copolymers: A molecular dynamics study,
J. Pol. Sci. B 43, 969-981 (2005). (submitted version).



Friction between polymer brushes in good solvent conditions

T. Kreer, K. Binder, and M. H. Müser,
Friction between polymer brushes in good solvent conditions: Steady-state sliding versus transient behavior,
Langmuir 19, 7551-7559 (2003).



On the tribology and rheology of polymer brushes in good solvent conditions

T. Kreer and M. H. Müser,
On the tribology and rheology of polymer brushes in good solvent conditions: A molecular dynamics study,
Wear 254, 827-831 (2003).



Frictional drag between polymer bearing surfaces

T. Kreer, M. H. Müser and K. Binder,
Frictional drag between polymer bearing surfaces,
Comput. Phys. Comm. 147, 358-361 (2002).



On frictional drag mechanisms between polymer bearing surfaces

T. Kreer, M. H. Müser, K. Binder, and J. Klein,
On frictional drag mechanisms between polymer bearing surfaces,
Langmuir 17, 7804 (2001).