A Combined Strategy to Surface-Graft Stimuli-Responsive Hydrogels Using Plasma Activation and Supercritical Carbon Dioxide

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Abstract

Differently shaped polymeric matrices were efficiently coated with stimuli-responsive hydrogels for a wide range of applications using a new methodology. By combining plasma surface activation and polymerization in supercritical media at mild conditions, we report the direct smart coating of microcarriers and membranes in gram-scale quantities with a scalable, green, and low-cost approach.
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Pages (from-to)356-360
JournalACS Macro Letters
Volume1
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012

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