Table of contents for Plasma processes and polymers / edited by Riccardo d'Agostino ... (et al) .

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List of Contributors.
Part I: Plasma Deposition of Thin Films.
1 Polymer Surface Modification with Monofunctional Groups of Different Type and Density (J. Friedrich, G. Khn, R. Mix).
2 RF-Plasma Deposition of SiOx and a-C:H as Barrier Coatings on Polymers (D. Hegemann, U. Schtz, C. Oehr).
3 Upscaling of Plasma Processes for Carboxyl Functionalization (V. Sciarratta, D. Hegemann, M. Mller, U. Vohrer, C. Oehr).
4 Deposition of Fluorocarbon Films on Al and SiO2 Surfaces in High-Density Fluorocarbon Plasmas: Selectivity and Surface Wettability (A. Tserepi, P. Bayiati, E. Gogolides, K. Misiakos, Ch. Cardinaud).
5 Hot-wire Plasma Deposition of Doped DLC Films on Fluorocarbon Polymers for Biomedical Applications (V.N. Vasilets, A. Hirose, Q. Yang, A. Singh, R. Sammynaiken, Yu.M. Shulga, A.V. Kuznetsov, V.I. Sevastianov).
6 Properties of Silicon Nitride by Room-Temperature Inductively Coupled Plasma Deposition (H. Zhou, C. Sim, A. Glidle. C. Hodson, R. Kinsey, C. D. W. Wilkinson).
7 Structural Analysis of Diamond-like Carbon Films Deposited by RF (13.56 MHz) in a Methane Gas Plasma Atmosphere (M. Ouchabane, M. Aoucher, A. Sekkal, K. Henda and H. Lahmar).
8 Rate constant of HMDSO + O reaction in plasma afterglow (Vít Kudrle, Vojtěch Dolezal, Antonín Talský, Jan Janca).
9 Plasma-Enhanced Thin-Film Deposition On Polycarbonates (B. Ulejczyk, T. Opalinska, L. Karpinski, K. Schmidt-Szalowski).
10 Molecular Tailoring Coating on TiO2 Nanoparticle Surface by Plasma Polymerization (Jing Zhang, Feng Zhu, Changnian Shi, Li Sun, Ying Wang, Zhan Cheng, Ping Ji, Qinyu Yang, Ying Guo, Rongming Zhou, Hankun Xie, W. J. van Ooij, Jie Lian, Donglu Shi).
Part II: Plasma-Grafting of Functional Groups.
11 Introduction of Acidic Functional Groups onto the Surface of Activated Carbons by Atmospheric-Pressure Nonthermal Plasma (Satoshi Kodama and Hidetoshi Sekiguchi).
12 Treatment of Flexible Polyethylene with Low-pressure Plasma to Improve its Painting Properties (Asuncion Martínez-García, Alejandra Segura-Domingo, Ana Sanchez-Reche, Santiago Gisbert-Soler).
13 Surface Modification of PVDF by Microwave Plasma Treatment for Electroless Metallization (Mihaela Pascu, Dominique Debarnot, S. Durand, Fabienne Poncin-Epaillard).
14 Different Performance of Ar, O2 and CO2 RF Plasmas in the Adhesion of Thermoplastic Rubber to Polyurethane Adhesive (Ana B. Ortiz-Magan, M. Mercedes Pastor-Blas, Jose Miguel Martín-Martínez).
15 Low-temperature Plasma Treatment of Dry Empress-Tree Seeds (N. Puac, Z.Lj. Petrovic, S. Živkovic, Z. Giba, D. GrubisIc and A.R. Ðor&the’evic).
16 Ion-induced Chemical and Structural Modification of Polymer Surfaces (G. Suchaneck, M. Guenther, G. Gerlach, K. Sahre, K.-J. Eichhorn, B. Wolf, A. Deyneka, L. Jastrabik).
17 Plasma-Enhanced Fluorination of Nitrile Butadiene Elastomer: an XPS study (A. Tressaud, E. Durand, C. LabrugCre).
18 Plasma-Surface Modification of Styrene-Butadiene Elastomers for Improved Adhesion (J. Tyczkowski, I. Krawczyk, B. Woz´niak).
19 PET Surface after Plasma or Laser Treatment: Study of the Chemical Modifications and Adhesive Properties (P. Laurens, S. Petit, P. Bertrand, F. Arefi-Khonsari).
20 Plasma Pretreatments and Treatments on Polytetrafluoroethylene for Reducing the Hydrophobic Recovery (P. Favia, A. Milella, L. Iacobelli, R. d’Agostino).
21 Oxygen-plasma Modification of Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane (POSS) containing Copolymers for Micro- and Nanofabrication (N. Vourdas, V. Bellas, E. Tegou, O. Brani, V. Constantoudis, P. Argitis, A. Tserepi and E. Gogolides, D. Eon, G. Cartry, C. Cardinaud).
Part III: Plasma and Life Science.
22 Radicals of Plasma Needle Detected with Fluorescent Probe (Ingrid E. Kieft, Joep J.B.N. van Berkel, Erik R. Kieft, Eva Stoffels).
23 RF-Plasma Treatment on the Inside of Small Functional Devices for Biomedical Application (C. Oehr, D. Hegemann, M. Mller, U. Vohrer, M. Storr).
24 Plasma Sterilisation: Mechanisms Overview and Influence of Discharge Parameters (Francois Rossi, Riccardo De Mitri, Sophie Bobin and Rosy Eloy).
25 Improvement of Low-pressure Microwave Plasma-assisted Amino Functionalization of Polymers (K. SchrEder, B. Finke, A. Ohl).
26 PE-CVD Modification of Medical-grade PVC to Inhibit Bacterial Adhesion: PEO-like and Nanocomposite Ag/PEO-like Coatings (D.J. Balazs, K. Triandafillu, E. Sardella, G. Iacoviello, P. Favia, R. d’Agostino, H. Harms, and H.J. Mathieu).
27 Plasma-aided Micropatterning of Polystyrene Substrates for Driving Cell Adhesion and Spreading (E. Sardella, R. Gristina, G.S. Senesi, R. d’Agostino, P. Favia).
28 Plasma-deposited Acrylic Acid Coatings on Flat and Nanostructured Substrates for Cell-Culture Experiments (L. Detomaso, R. Gristina, G.S. Senesi, L.C. Lopez, P. Favia, R. d’Agostino).
29 The Model for Origin of Life Precursors Based on Exhaust Utilisation in the Electric Discharge (Marcela Morvova, Imrich Morva, Frantisek Hanic).
Part IV: Chemical Synthesis, Powders and Non-Equilibrium Effects.
30 Gliding-Discharge CF2Cl2 and CHF2Cl Decomposition in Reducing Conditions (Teresa Opalinska, Anna Opalska, Krzysztof Schmidt-Szałowski).
31 The Oxidation of Streams for Diesel Fuels Formulations by Means of High-voltage Oxygen Plasmas (Pedro Patiño, Eugenio Farrera, and Aurora Mej3a).
32 Acetylene and Ethylene Carbon Blacks Production in Plasma Process (Tomasz Zielinski, Teresa Opalinska, Jacek Kijenski).
33 DCM Production in a Dusty-Plasma Trap (A. Ivanov, V. Mitin, A. Pal, A. Ryabinkin, A. Serov, E. Skryleva, A Starostin, V. Fortov, Yu. Shulga).
34 Dust Particles in the dc Glow-Discharge Plasma: Self-organization and Peculiarities of Behavior (V.E. Fortov, A.G. Khrapak, V.I. Molotkov, O.F. Petrov, M.Y. Poustylnik, V.M. Torchinsky).
35 Controlled Growth of Carbon Nanotubes Using Pulsed Glow-Barrier Discharge (Tomohiro Nozaki, Yoshihito Kimura, Ken Okazaki, Shigeru Kado).
36 Investigation of Excited Species in a Carbon Ablation Plume in Nitrogen Gas Environment (M.A. Bratescu, Y. Sakai, N. Sakura, D. Yamaoka, Y. Suda and H. Sugawara).
37 Optimization of a DC-RF Hybrid Plasma Flow System Using Statistical Analysis (Kohtaro Kawajiri, Kandasamy Ramachandran and Hideya Nishiyama).

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Plasma polymerization -- Congresses.