Zhang C1, Chen Z.
Langmuir. 2013 Jan 15;29(2):610-9. doi: 10.1021/la3041727. Epub 2012 Dec 28.Because of the wide applications of silicone adhesives, it is important to study adhesion mechanisms of silicone elastomers to polymers. Adhesion properties are believed to be directly related to the molecular structures at the adhesive/substrate interfaces. To improve adhesion, adhesion promoters such as silanes are commonly used to modify the interfacial structures. It is difficult to study buried interfacial molecular structures between two materials in situ using conventional analytical techniques. Read More