A glow discharge treatment of Polytetrafluoroethylene avoids charging effects and permits observation of the sample in Scanning Electron Spectroscopy; x-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy has been used to study changes in the surface chemical composition and electronic structure of the polymer produced by this treatment.
Le Moël, A.; Duraud, J. P.; Le Gressus, C.; and Okuzumi, H.
"Glow Discharge Effects on Polytetrafluoroethylene Polymers Investigated by Secondary Electron Microscopy and X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy,"
Scanning Electron Microscopy: Vol. 1986
, Article 8.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.usu.edu/electron/vol1986/iss4/8