Surface modification of poly(e-caprolactone) using a dielectric barrier discharge in atmospheric pressure glow discharge mode

U Little, F Buchanan, E Harkin-Jones, B Graham, B Fox, A Boyd, BJ Meenan, G Dickson

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The role of roughening and functionalization processes involved in modifying the wettability of poly(ε-caprolactone) (PCL) after treatment by an atmospheric pressure glow discharge plasma is discussed. The change in the ratio of CO/C–O bonds is a significant factor influencing the wettability of PCL. As the contact angle decreases, the level of CO bonds tends to rise. Surface roughness alterations are the driving force for lasting increases in wettability, while the surface functional species are shorter lived. We can approximate from ageing that the increase in wettability for PCL after plasma treatment is 55–60% due to roughening and 40–45% due to surface functionalization for the plasma device investigated.
LanguageEnglish
Pages2025-2032
JournalActa Biomaterialia
Volume5
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Publication statusPublished - 2009

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Wettability
Atmospheric Pressure
Glow discharges
Atmospheric pressure
Wetting
Surface treatment
Carbon Monoxide
Plasma devices
Plasmas
Contact angle
Aging of materials
Surface roughness
Equipment and Supplies
caprolactone
polycaprolactone

Keywords

  • Ageing
  • Atmospheric pressure glow discharge
  • Imaging
  • Poly(ε-caprolactone)
  • Surface modification

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Little, U ; Buchanan, F ; Harkin-Jones, E ; Graham, B ; Fox, B ; Boyd, A ; Meenan, BJ ; Dickson, G. / Surface modification of poly(e-caprolactone) using a dielectric barrier discharge in atmospheric pressure glow discharge mode. In: Acta Biomaterialia. 2009 ; Vol. 5. pp. 2025-2032.
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Surface modification of poly(e-caprolactone) using a dielectric barrier discharge in atmospheric pressure glow discharge mode. / Little, U; Buchanan, F; Harkin-Jones, E; Graham, B; Fox, B; Boyd, A; Meenan, BJ; Dickson, G.

In: Acta Biomaterialia, Vol. 5, 2009, p. 2025-2032.

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Candan, Biomaterials 19 (1998), pp. 1717–1725. Abstract | PDF (174 K) | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (72) [8] R.M. Shelton, A.C. Rasmussen and J.E. Davies, Biomaterials 9 (1988), pp. 24–29. Abstract | PDF (1041 K) | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (73) [9] P.B. Van Wachem, A.H. Hogt, T. Beugeling, J. Feijen, A. Bantjes and J.P. Detmers et al., Biomaterials 8 (1987), pp. 323–328. Abstract | PDF (715 K) | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (131) [10] R. Bos, H.C. Van der mei and H.J. Busscher, FEMS Microbiol Rev 23 (1999), pp. 179–230. Full Text via CrossRef [11] Plasma H. Harrick plasma applications, 2004a, last update, plasma applications. Available from: http://www.harrickplasma.com/. [12] Hegemann D, Brunner H, Oehr C. Plasma treatment of polymers for surface and adhesion improvement. Nuclear instruments and methods in physics research section B: Beam interactions with materials and atoms, vol. 208; 2003. p. 281–86. [13] F. Arefi-Khonsari, J. Kurdi, M. Tatoulian and J. Amouroux, Surf Coat Technol 142–144 (2001), pp. 437–448. Article | PDF (222 K) | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (43) [14] G.J. Legget, B.D. Ratner and J.C. Vickerman, Surf Interface Anal 23 (1995), p. 22. [15] J. Yang, G. Shi and J. Bei, J Biomed Mater Res A 62 (3) (2002), pp. 438–446. Full Text via CrossRef | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (111) [16] U. Kogelschatz and E. Balder, Pure Appl Chem 71 (10) (1999), pp. 1819–1828. Full Text via CrossRef | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (128) [17] A. Raffaele-Addamo, C. Riccardi, E. Selli, R. Barni, M. Piselli and G. Poletti et al., Surf Coat Technol 174–175 (2003), pp. 886–890. Article | PDF (224 K) | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (0) [18] T. Hirotsu, A.A.J. Ketelaars and K. Nakayama, Polym Degrad Stability 68 (3) (2000), pp. 311–316. Article | PDF (253 K) | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (26) [19] F. Massines and G. Gouda, J Phys D 31 (1998), pp. 3411–3420. Full Text via CrossRef | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (140) [20] S.F. Miralaï, E. Monette, R. Bartnikas, G. Czeremuszkin, M. Latrèche and M.R. Wertheimer, Plasma Polym 5 (2000), pp. 63–77. Full Text via CrossRef | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (33) [21] M. Sira, D. Trunec, P. Stahel, V. Bursikova, Z. Navratil and J. Bursik, J Phys D (2005), pp. 621–627. Full Text via CrossRef | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (27) [22] S. Kanazawa, M. Kogoma, T. Moriwaki and S. Okazai, J Phys D 21 (1998), pp. 838–840. [23] S. Okazaki, M. Kogoma, M. Uehara and Y. Kimara, Phys D 21 (1993), pp. 889–892. View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (209) [24] Roth JR. Industrial plasma engineering. Bristol: Institute of Physics Publishing; 2001. p. 237–72. [25] F. Massines, A. Rabehi, Ph Decomps, R. Gadri, P. Sègur and Ch. Mayoux, J Appl Phys 83 (1998), pp. 2950–2957. OJPS full text | Full Text via CrossRef | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (366) [26] U. Kogelschatz, IEEE Trans Plasma Sci 30 (2000), p. 1400. [27] G. Nersisyan and W.G. Graham, Plasma sources, Sci Technol 13 (2004), pp. 582–587. Full Text via CrossRef | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (42) [28] Fox B, Morrow T, Graham WG. In: Proc 38th Int Univ Power Eng conf UPEC, Thessaloniki, Greece; 2003, p. 69. [29] F. Tochikubo, T. Chiba and T. Watanabe, Jpn J Appl Phys 38 (1999), pp. 5244–5250. View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (39) [30] Konashi K, Kambara M, Noshi H, Uemura M. Jn Osaka Dent Univ 1987;21:1-8. [31] Beamson G, Briggs D. High resolution XPS of organic polymers: the Scienta ESCA300 Database. Chichester: John Wiley; 1992, p. 45. [32] A.M.G. Ruddy, G. Nersisyan, W. Graham and W. Murphy, J Plastic Film Sheet 22 (2) (2006), pp. 103–119. Full Text via CrossRef | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (1) [33] Canal Cristina, Molina Ricardo and Bertran Enric, J Adhes Sci Technol 18 (9) (2004), pp. 1077–1089. [34] H.-J. Butt, K. Graf and M. Kappl, Phys Chem Interf (2nd ed.), Weinheim (2006) p. 137–38. [35] D. Hegemann and H. Brunner et al., Plasma treatment of polymers for surface and adhesion improvement, Nucl Instr Meth Phys Res B 208 (2003), pp. 281–286. Article | PDF (133 K) | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (84) [36] A. Raffaele-Addamo and C. Riccardi et al., Surf Coat Technol 174–175 (2003), pp. 886–890. Article | PDF (224 K) | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (13) [37] C. Cheng and Z. Liye et al., Surf Coat Technol 200 (24) (2006), pp. 6659–6665. Article | PDF (288 K) | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (26) [38] J. Lai and B. Sunderland et al., Appl Surf Sci 252 (10) (2006), pp. 3375–3379. Article | PDF (203 K) | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (42) [39] Y. Wan and X. Qu et al., Biomaterials 25 (19) (2004), pp. 4777–4783. Article | PDF (574 K) | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (42) [40] D. Wilson, N. R and R. Williams, Biomaterials 24 (28) (2003), pp. 5069–5081. Article | PDF (468 K) | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (29) [41] Beamson G, Briggs D. High Resolution XPS of Organic Polymers: The Scienta ESCA300 Database. Chichester: John Wiley; 1992. p. 142. [42] Ilaria Amato, Gabriela Ciapetti, Stefania Pagani, Giovanni Marletta, Cristina Satriano, Nicola Baldini, et al. Biomaterials 2007;28:3668–78. [43] J. Nakamatsu, L.F. Delgado-Aparicio, R. Da silva and F.J. Soberon, Adhesion Sci Technol 13 (1999), pp. 753–761. Full Text via CrossRef | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (25) [44] P. Wittenbeck and A. Wokaun, J Appl Polym Sci 50 (1993), pp. 187–200. Full Text via CrossRef | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (17) [45] R. Molina, P. Jovancic, F. Comelles, E. Bertran and P. Erra, J Adhesion Sci Technol 16 (2002), pp. 1469–1485. Full Text via CrossRef | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (36) [46] P.M. Brett and J. Harle et al., Bone 35 (1) (2004), pp. 124–133. Article | PDF (1200 K) | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (30) [47] M.R. Sanchis and V. Blanes et al., Eur Polym J 42 (7) (2006), pp. 1558–1568. Article | PDF (555 K) | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (31) [48] H.C. Van der Mei, I. Stokroos, J.M. Schakenraad and H. Busscher, J Adhesion Sci Technol 5 (1991), pp. 757–769. Full Text via CrossRef | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (24) [49] M. Morra, E. Occhiello and F. Garbassi, J Appl Polym Sci 48 (1993), p. 1331. Full Text via CrossRef | View Record in Scopus | Cited By in Scopus (24) [50] Shieh Yeong-Tarng and Yang Huang-Shung, J Supercritical Fluids 33 (2005), pp. 183–192.

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