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Title: Superhydrophilic nanostructure


An embodiment of a superhydrophilic nanostructure includes nanoparticles. The nanoparticles are formed into porous clusters. The porous clusters are formed into aggregate clusters. An embodiment of an article of manufacture includes the superhydrophilic nanostructure on a substrate. An embodiment of a method of fabricating a superhydrophilic nanostructure includes applying a solution that includes nanoparticles to a substrate. The substrate is heated to form aggregate clusters of porous clusters of the nanoparticles.

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Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
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Patent File Date: 2010 May 06
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United States

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Mao, Samuel S, Zormpa, Vasileia, and Chen, Xiaobo. Superhydrophilic nanostructure. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Mao, Samuel S, Zormpa, Vasileia, & Chen, Xiaobo. Superhydrophilic nanostructure. United States.
Mao, Samuel S, Zormpa, Vasileia, and Chen, Xiaobo. Tue . "Superhydrophilic nanostructure". United States.
title = {Superhydrophilic nanostructure},
author = {Mao, Samuel S and Zormpa, Vasileia and Chen, Xiaobo},
abstractNote = {An embodiment of a superhydrophilic nanostructure includes nanoparticles. The nanoparticles are formed into porous clusters. The porous clusters are formed into aggregate clusters. An embodiment of an article of manufacture includes the superhydrophilic nanostructure on a substrate. An embodiment of a method of fabricating a superhydrophilic nanostructure includes applying a solution that includes nanoparticles to a substrate. The substrate is heated to form aggregate clusters of porous clusters of the nanoparticles.},
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year = {2015},
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