Polyelecrolyte brushes collapsed and extended

Polyelecrolyte brushes collapsed and extended

Polyelectrolyte brushes illustration: In the foreground, powerful ions in solution, shown as spheres, cause the brush's bristles to collapse like sticky spaghetti. In the background, gentler ions in solution cause the bristles to stand back straight. Credit: Peter Allen University of California Santa Barbara for this study

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College of Sciences, News Room, Research Horizons

Categories
Research, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Engineering
Keywords
polyelectrolyte, yttrium ions, scientific illustration
Status
  • Created By: Ben Brumfield
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Dec 12, 2017 - 2:31pm
  • Last Updated: Dec 12, 2017 - 2:31pm