Surface characterization data for tethered polyacrylic acid layers synthesized on polysulfone surfaces.
- Author(s): Kim, Soomin
- Moses, Kari J
- Sharma, Shivani
- Bilal, Muhammad
- Cohen, Yoram
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2019.103747
The data presented are supplementary to an article [Kim et al., 2019] on synthesis and surface characterization of tethered polyacrylic acid (PAA) layers on polysulfone (PSf) film/membrane surfaces via atmospheric pressure plasma-induced graft polymerization (APPIGP). Data on surface characterization of the synthesized tethered PAA layers includes: AFM topographic surface images and height distributions of surface features, dry layer thickness, chain rupture length distributions determined via AFM based force spectroscopy (AFM-FS), in addition to measurements of water contact angles. Fouling propensity data for ultrafiltration of alginic acid as a model foulant are also provided for native and PAA grafted PSf ultrafiltration (UF) membranes.