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Title: Superhydrophilic nanostructure

Abstract

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.

Inventors:
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Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1179232
Patent Number(s):
9,028,958
Application Number:
13/265,377
Assignee:
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2010 May 06
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY

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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. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1179232.
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