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dc.contributor.author Akande, A.R.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-02-13T09:57:21Z
dc.date.available 2009-02-13T09:57:21Z
dc.date.issued 2005
dc.identifier.citation Akande, A.R. (2005) Contact charging of solution-cast polymers by metals, Journal of Electrostatics, Vol. 63, No. 11, pp. 1025-1033 en
dc.identifier.issn 0304-3886
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10311/277
dc.description.abstract The charge transfer between metals and some solution-cast polymers has been investigated by employing intermittent soft contact under a controlled condition. The result of our measurements reveals that the measured charge is unaffected by our attempt at purifying the polymer samples and so we conclude that the charge transfer is an intrinsic property of the polymers. The histogram of the charge distribution for all the polymers studied is not Gaussian but skewed towards larger charges. The metal work function influences the charge transfer to the polymer except polyvinyl chloride, which behaves as Teflon, already reported in our earlier work. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Elsevier Science Ltd. www.elsevier.com/locate/elstat en
dc.subject Solution-cast polymers en
dc.subject Metal work function en
dc.subject Apparent contact area en
dc.subject Purified and non-purified en
dc.subject Charge distribution en
dc.title Contact charging of solution-cast polymers by metals en
dc.type Article en


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