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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  • Created On: Dec 12, 2017 - 2:31pm
  • Last Updated: Dec 12, 2017 - 2:31pm