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Title: Slippery liquid-infused porous surfaces having improved stability


Methods and articles disclosed herein relate to liquid repellant surfaces having selective wetting and transport properties. An article having a repellant surface includes a substrate comprising surface features with re-entrant curvature and an immobilized layer of lubricating liquid wetting over the surface features. The surface features with re-entrant curvature can be designed to provide high repellency even after failure or removal of the immobilized layer of lubricating liquid under certain operating conditions.

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President and Fellows of Harvard College, Cambridge, MA (United States)
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Patent File Date: 2013 Jul 12
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Aizenberg, Joanna, and Vogel, Nicolas. Slippery liquid-infused porous surfaces having improved stability. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Aizenberg, Joanna, & Vogel, Nicolas. Slippery liquid-infused porous surfaces having improved stability. United States.
Aizenberg, Joanna, and Vogel, Nicolas. Tue . "Slippery liquid-infused porous surfaces having improved stability". United States.
title = {Slippery liquid-infused porous surfaces having improved stability},
author = {Aizenberg, Joanna and Vogel, Nicolas},
abstractNote = {Methods and articles disclosed herein relate to liquid repellant surfaces having selective wetting and transport properties. An article having a repellant surface includes a substrate comprising surface features with re-entrant curvature and an immobilized layer of lubricating liquid wetting over the surface features. The surface features with re-entrant curvature can be designed to provide high repellency even after failure or removal of the immobilized layer of lubricating liquid under certain operating conditions.},
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