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Title: Superhydrophobic films and methods for making superhydrophobic films

Abstract

This disclosure relates to methods that include depositing a first component and a second component to form a film including a plurality of nanostructures, and coating the nanostructures with a hydrophobic layer to render the film superhydrophobic. The first component and the second component can be immiscible and phase-separated during the depositing step. The first component and the second component can be independently selected from the group consisting of a metal oxide, a metal nitride, a metal oxynitride, a metal, and combinations thereof. The films can have a thickness greater than or equal to 5 nm; an average surface roughness (Ra) of from 90 to 120 nm, as measured on a 5 .mu.m.times.5 .mu.m area; a surface area of at least 20 m.sup.2/g; a contact angle with a drop of water of at least 120 degrees; and can maintain the contact angle when exposed to harsh conditions.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1399253
Patent Number(s):
9,771,656
Application Number:
13/596,792
Assignee:
UT-Battelle, LLC ORNL
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Aug 28
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Aytug, Tolga, Paranthaman, Mariappan Parans, Simpson, John T., and Bogorin, Daniela Florentina. Superhydrophobic films and methods for making superhydrophobic films. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Aytug, Tolga, Paranthaman, Mariappan Parans, Simpson, John T., & Bogorin, Daniela Florentina. Superhydrophobic films and methods for making superhydrophobic films. United States.
Aytug, Tolga, Paranthaman, Mariappan Parans, Simpson, John T., and Bogorin, Daniela Florentina. Tue . "Superhydrophobic films and methods for making superhydrophobic films". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1399253.
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abstractNote = {This disclosure relates to methods that include depositing a first component and a second component to form a film including a plurality of nanostructures, and coating the nanostructures with a hydrophobic layer to render the film superhydrophobic. The first component and the second component can be immiscible and phase-separated during the depositing step. The first component and the second component can be independently selected from the group consisting of a metal oxide, a metal nitride, a metal oxynitride, a metal, and combinations thereof. The films can have a thickness greater than or equal to 5 nm; an average surface roughness (Ra) of from 90 to 120 nm, as measured on a 5 .mu.m.times.5 .mu.m area; a surface area of at least 20 m.sup.2/g; a contact angle with a drop of water of at least 120 degrees; and can maintain the contact angle when exposed to harsh conditions.},
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year = {Tue Sep 26 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
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