Nanofishing of single polymer chains III

Naoto Ohno, Kenji Watanabe, Hiroyuki Watabe, Ken Nakajima, Toshio Nishi

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    Abstract

    We measured static properties of single polymer chains near the Θ temperature using a method called as nanofishing, which enabled us to stretch a single polymer chain with picking it at its two modified termini using atomic force microscope (AFM). With a newly installed heater/cooler system, the experiments were held at wide-range temperatures, resulting in wide-range solvent qualities from poor to good solvent condition via Θ point. Molecular-weight dependence and solvent effects will be investigated at the site.

    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages1
    Publication statusPublished - 2006 Oct 18
    Event55th SPSJ Annual Meeting - Nagoya, Japan
    Duration: 2006 May 242006 May 26

    Other

    Other55th SPSJ Annual Meeting
    Country/TerritoryJapan
    CityNagoya
    Period06/5/2406/5/26

    Keywords

    • Atomic Force Microscopy
    • Nanofishing
    • Polystyrene
    • Single polymer chain

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Engineering(all)

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