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Title: Superhydrophobics

Abstract

A water repellent developed by researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory outperforms nature at its best and could open a floodgate of commercial possibilities. The super-water repellent (superhydrophobic) material, developed by John Simpson, is easy to fabricate and uses inexpensive base materials. The process could lead to the creation of a new class of water repellant products, including windshields, eyewear, clothing, building materials, road surfaces, ship hulls and self-cleaning coatings. The list of likely applications is virtually endless.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1132275
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; SUPERHYDROPHOBIC; WATER; INFRASTRUCTURE; ORNL; LOTUS EFFECT; INNOVATION

Citation Formats

Schaeffer, Daniel, and Winter, Kyle. Superhydrophobics. United States: N. p., 2013. Web.
Schaeffer, Daniel, & Winter, Kyle. Superhydrophobics. United States.
Schaeffer, Daniel, and Winter, Kyle. Thu . "Superhydrophobics". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1132275.
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abstractNote = {A water repellent developed by researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory outperforms nature at its best and could open a floodgate of commercial possibilities. The super-water repellent (superhydrophobic) material, developed by John Simpson, is easy to fabricate and uses inexpensive base materials. The process could lead to the creation of a new class of water repellant products, including windshields, eyewear, clothing, building materials, road surfaces, ship hulls and self-cleaning coatings. The list of likely applications is virtually endless.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {2013},
month = {5}
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