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Title: Lubricant-infused micro/nano-structured surfaces with tunable dynamic omniphobicity at high temperatures

Abstract

Omniphobic surfaces that can repel fluids at temperatures higher than 100 °C are rare. Most state-of- the-art liquid-repellent materials are based on the lotus effect, where a thin air layer is maintained throughout micro/nanotextures leading to high mobility of liquids. However, such behavior eventually fails at elevated temperatures when the surface tension of test liquids decreases significantly. Here, we demonstrate a class of lubricant-infused structured surfaces that can maintain a robust omniphobic state even for low-surface-tension liquids at temperatures up to at least 200 °C. We also demonstrate how liquid mobility on such surfaces can be tuned by a factor of 1000.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [5]
  1. Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States). School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS)
  2. Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States). Dept. of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
  3. Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States). Wyss Inst. for Biologically Inspired Engineering
  4. Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States). School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS); Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States). Wyss Inst. for Biologically Inspired Engineering
  5. Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States). School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS); Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States). Dept. of Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States). Wyss Inst. for Biologically Inspired Engineering
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E)
OSTI Identifier:
1097122
Report Number(s):
DOE-HARVARD-AR0000326-4
Journal ID: ISSN 0003-6951
Grant/Contract Number:  
AR0000326
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Applied Physics Letters
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 102; Journal Issue: 23; Journal ID: ISSN 0003-6951
Publisher:
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Daniel, Daniel, Mankin, Max N., Belisle, Rebecca A., Wong, Tak-Sing, and Aizenberg, Joanna. Lubricant-infused micro/nano-structured surfaces with tunable dynamic omniphobicity at high temperatures. United States: N. p., 2013. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4810907.
Daniel, Daniel, Mankin, Max N., Belisle, Rebecca A., Wong, Tak-Sing, & Aizenberg, Joanna. Lubricant-infused micro/nano-structured surfaces with tunable dynamic omniphobicity at high temperatures. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4810907.
Daniel, Daniel, Mankin, Max N., Belisle, Rebecca A., Wong, Tak-Sing, and Aizenberg, Joanna. Mon . "Lubricant-infused micro/nano-structured surfaces with tunable dynamic omniphobicity at high temperatures". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4810907. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1097122.
@article{osti_1097122,
title = {Lubricant-infused micro/nano-structured surfaces with tunable dynamic omniphobicity at high temperatures},
author = {Daniel, Daniel and Mankin, Max N. and Belisle, Rebecca A. and Wong, Tak-Sing and Aizenberg, Joanna},
abstractNote = {Omniphobic surfaces that can repel fluids at temperatures higher than 100 °C are rare. Most state-of- the-art liquid-repellent materials are based on the lotus effect, where a thin air layer is maintained throughout micro/nanotextures leading to high mobility of liquids. However, such behavior eventually fails at elevated temperatures when the surface tension of test liquids decreases significantly. Here, we demonstrate a class of lubricant-infused structured surfaces that can maintain a robust omniphobic state even for low-surface-tension liquids at temperatures up to at least 200 °C. We also demonstrate how liquid mobility on such surfaces can be tuned by a factor of 1000.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4810907},
journal = {Applied Physics Letters},
issn = {0003-6951},
number = 23,
volume = 102,
place = {United States},
year = {2013},
month = {6}
}

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