Liquids shape up nicely

McHale, Glen (2007) 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 repel water or cause it 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: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: wetting, hemiwicking, spreading
Subjects: F100 Chemistry
F300 Physics
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: Glen Mchale
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2012 09:28
Last Modified: 16 May 2017 04:32
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/8311

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