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DoITPoMS Micrograph Library Full Record for Micrograph 851

Full Record for Micrograph 851

Micrograph no
851
Brief description
Polystyrene
Keywords
Categories
System
Polystyrene (PS)
Composition
Polystyrene
Standard codes
Reaction
Processing
Applications
Sample preparation
Technique
Atomic force microscopy (AFM)
Length bar
2 μm
Further information
A crack tip in a drying colloidal film. The 198 nm diameter particles crystallize in regions, and are physically stuck to each other. The pore space between them is currently filled with water.
Contributor
Lucas Goehring
Organisation
Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge
Date
12/08/10
Licence for re-use
Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales
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