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Title: Optically transparent, superhydrophobic, biocompatible thin film coatings and methods for producing same

Abstract

An optically transparent, hydrophobic coating, exhibiting an average contact angle of at least 100 degrees with a drop of water. The coating can be produced using low-cost, environmentally friendly components. Methods of preparing and using the optically transparent, hydrophobic coating.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1379213
Patent Number(s):
9,752,049
Application Number:
14/185,830
Assignee:
UT-BATTELLE, LLC ORNL
DOE Contract Number:  
ACO5-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Feb 20
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Armstrong, Beth L., Aytug, Tolga, Paranthaman, Mariappan Parans, Simpson, John T., Hillesheim, Daniel A., and Trammell, Neil E. Optically transparent, superhydrophobic, biocompatible thin film coatings and methods for producing same. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Armstrong, Beth L., Aytug, Tolga, Paranthaman, Mariappan Parans, Simpson, John T., Hillesheim, Daniel A., & Trammell, Neil E. Optically transparent, superhydrophobic, biocompatible thin film coatings and methods for producing same. United States.
Armstrong, Beth L., Aytug, Tolga, Paranthaman, Mariappan Parans, Simpson, John T., Hillesheim, Daniel A., and Trammell, Neil E. Tue . "Optically transparent, superhydrophobic, biocompatible thin film coatings and methods for producing same". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1379213.
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