Surface wetting: liquids shape up nicely

MCHALE, G., 2007. Surface wetting: liquids shape up nicely. Nature Materials, 6 (9), pp. 627-628. ISSN 1476-1122

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Abstract

Decorating a surface with a forest of microposts can either make it water repellent or cause the liquid to be sucked into the spaces between posts. In the latter case, the shape of a liquid on the surface can be controlled using simple design principles.

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: Nature Materials
Creators: McHale, G.
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
Date: 2007
Volume: 6
Number: 9
ISSN: 1476-1122
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10.1038/nmat1988DOI
Rights: Copyright © 2009 Nature Publishing Group, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited. All rights reserved.
Divisions: Schools > School of Science and Technology
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Added: 09 Oct 2015 10:35
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2016 09:10
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/15119

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