Tuning structural forces between silica surfaces by temperature-induced micellization of responsive block copolymers

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Tuning structural forces between silica surfaces by temperature-induced micellization of responsive block copolymers. / Thormann, Esben; Claesson, Per M.; Mouritsen, Ole G.

In: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Vol. 12, No. 36, 01.01.2010, p. 10730-10735.

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Thormann, E, Claesson, PM & Mouritsen, OG 2010, 'Tuning structural forces between silica surfaces by temperature-induced micellization of responsive block copolymers', Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, vol. 12, no. 36, pp. 10730-10735. https://doi.org/10.1039/c004413j

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Thormann, E., Claesson, P. M., & Mouritsen, O. G. (2010). Tuning structural forces between silica surfaces by temperature-induced micellization of responsive block copolymers. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 12(36), 10730-10735. https://doi.org/10.1039/c004413j

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Thormann E, Claesson PM, Mouritsen OG. Tuning structural forces between silica surfaces by temperature-induced micellization of responsive block copolymers. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 2010 Jan 1;12(36):10730-10735. https://doi.org/10.1039/c004413j

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Thormann, Esben ; Claesson, Per M. ; Mouritsen, Ole G. / Tuning structural forces between silica surfaces by temperature-induced micellization of responsive block copolymers. In: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 2010 ; Vol. 12, No. 36. pp. 10730-10735.

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