Poly(Methacrylamidoaryl Methacrylate)’s Surface Morphology

  • Lyudmyla O. VretikEmail author
  • Valentyna V. Zagniy
  • Olena A. Nikolaeva
  • Volodymyr G. Syromyatnikov
  • Polina V. Vakuliuk
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Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 156)


Possible morphological changing onto poly(methacrylamidoaryl methacrylate)’s surface before and after irradiation with polarized ultraviolet (UV) light was investigated. We examined the possibility of that the polymer alignment occurred through grooves induced on the photoactive polymer surface by the linearly polarized UV (LPUV) illumination of photoactive polymer surface. While such a mechanism may be applicable to some situations, we find unsatisfactory explanation for it in the case of poly(methacrylamidoaryl methacrylates).


Atomic Force Microscopy Contact Angle Illumination Time Morphological Anisotropy Alignment Fault 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lyudmyla O. Vretik
    • 1
    Email author
  • Valentyna V. Zagniy
    • 1
  • Olena A. Nikolaeva
    • 1
  • Volodymyr G. Syromyatnikov
    • 1
  • Polina V. Vakuliuk
    • 2
  1. 1.Macromolecular Chemistry DepartmentTaras Shevchenko National University of KyivKyivUkraine
  2. 2.Nature Department, Institute of ChemistryNational University “Kyiv-Mohyla Acadamy”KyivUkraine

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