Plasma polymerization of 1,1,1-trichloroethane yields a coating with robust antibacterial surface properties

Thomas D. Michl, Bryan R. Coad, Michael Doran, Amanda Hüsler, Jules D.P. Valentin, Krasimir Vasilev, Hans J. Griesser

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Abstract

Novel, highly chlorinated surface coatings were produced via a one-step plasma polymerization (pp) of 1,1,1-trichloroethane (TCE), exhibiting excellent antimicrobial properties against the vigorously biofilm-forming bacterium Staphylococcus epidermidis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)27604-27606
Number of pages3
JournalRSC Advances
Volume4
Issue number52
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

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