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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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 > Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: Glen McHale
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2012 09:28
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2023 12:45

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