TITLE

Superhydrophobic surfaces with nanofibers or nanorods based on thiophene derivatives

AUTHOR(S)
Zhixin Jia; Mingxian Liu; Fang Liu; Yuanfang Luo; Demin Jia; Baochun Guo
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;1/25/2010, Vol. 96 Issue 4, p043108
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Fabricating superhydrophobic surfaces via self-assembly of organic conjugated small molecules is realized by spray-drying the thiophene derivates organic solutions. Formation of microsized pores and arrayed nanofibers or nanorods on the surfaces is responsible for the superhydrophobicity of the coatings. This technique can be applied for fabrication of large area superhydrophobic surfaces with conjugated molecules on different substrates.
ACCESSION #
47807485

 

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