Patent Number: 6,169,127

Title: Plasma-induced polymer coatings

Abstract: The present invention relates to coated particles wherein the polymer chains of the coating are obtainable by after-glow plasma induced polymerization of a monomer under special plasma conditions. The invention further relates to a method for the production of articles coated with a polymer having these features.

Inventors: Lohmann; Dieter (Munchenstein, CH), Chabrecek; Peter (Basel, CH), Hopken; Jens (Lorrach, DE)

Assignee: Novartis AG

International Classification: A61L 27/00 (20060101); A61L 27/34 (20060101); B05D 7/24 (20060101); G02C 007/04 (); C08J 007/18 (); C08L 039/06 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018