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Multifunctional self-decontaminating surface coating

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A coating having an adhesive hydrophilic polymer and an amphiphilic additive. The amphiphilic additive has a hydrophilic chain, a biocidal functional group bonded to the hydrophilic chain, and a hydrophobic moiety bonded to the hydrophilic chain or to the biocidal functional group. A method of forming a biocidal surface by providing an article, and coating the article with the above coating. A compound having the formula: Y—(O—CH2—CH2)n—R—(CH2)m—CH3. Y is CH3 or H. R is X is a halogen, and m and n are independently selected positive integers.

Inventors: 
Wynne, James H.; Jones-meehan, Joanne M.; Snow, Arthur W.; Buckley, Leonard J.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Materials and Coatings
FIle Date: 
2008-01-07
Grant Date: 
2013-05-07
Grant time: 
1,947 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
35
Claim count percentile rank: 
5
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY