Liquids shape up nicely

Glen McHale*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Decorating a surface with a forest of microposts can either make it repel water or cause it to be sucked into the spaces between posts. In the latter case, the shape of a liquid on the surface can be controlled using simple design principles.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)627-628
JournalNature Materials
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2007
Externally publishedYes


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