Porous materials show superhydrophobic to superhydrophilic switching

Neil Shirtcliffe, Glen McHale, Michael Newton, Carole Perry, Paul Roach

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Switching between superhydrophobicity and superhydrophilicity in porous materials was predicted theoretically and demonstrated experimentally with the example of thermally induced contact angle change; tunability of this system was also demonstrated.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3135-3137
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number25
Publication statusPublished - 2005


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