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Blister Test Analysis Methods

  • Robert J Hohlfelder (a1), Joost J. Vlassak (a1), William D. Nix (a1), Huihong Luo (a2) and Christopher E.D. Chidsey (a2)...

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We present a general mathematical model of the blister test describing the relation between adhesion energy and other test parameters, and discuss the assumptions made therein. We describe the effects of excessive compliance in the blister test apparatus and discuss the design of our apparatus. Preliminary results from adhesion tests of polymer films which use self-assembled monolayers as adhesion promoters are presented. Some features of the data can be explained by a simple model incorporating a rate-dependent adhesion energy.

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