A stable lotus-leaf-like water-repellent copper

Z.-G. Guo, W.-M. Liu, B.-L. Su

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    Abstract

    The stable lotus-leaf-like superhydrophobic copper was fabricated by means of a very simple and industrially up scalable method. Under both the growth of CuO microcrystals on the surface and the chemical modification, the wettability of the copper substrate changed from hydrophilic to water-repellent superhydrophobic, with surface hierarchical structures similar to that of lotus leaf.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalApplied Physics Letters
    Volume92
    Issue number6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2008

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