Simple Fabrication of Hierarchical Structures on a Polymer Surface

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In this study, inspired by multiscale structures found in nature like lotus leaf we will try to make multiscale structures on polymer surfaces to make their surface superhydrophobe. We introduce a novel and effective method to make hierarchical structures on polymer surface. Also, we will investigate the effect of structure dimensions on wettability of polymer surface.

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 1, Nanotechnology 2010: Advanced Materials, CNTs, Particles, Films and Composites
Published: June 21, 2010
Pages: 665 - 668
Industry sector: Advanced Materials & Manufacturing
Topics: Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications, Coatings, Surfaces & Membranes
ISBN: 978-1-4398-3401-5