Superhydrophobic Coating Recent Advances in Theory and Applications

Bio-inspired superhydrophobic coatings exhibit exceptional nonwetting properties, characterized by a large contact angle and minimal contact angle hysteresis. As a result, they have generated significant interest across diverse fields. This book explores advancements in superhydrophobic coatings, in...

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Main Author: Ou, Junfei
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: IntechOpen 2024
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Summary:Bio-inspired superhydrophobic coatings exhibit exceptional nonwetting properties, characterized by a large contact angle and minimal contact angle hysteresis. As a result, they have generated significant interest across diverse fields. This book explores advancements in superhydrophobic coatings, including their fabrication and application. It specifically addresses environmentally friendly chemicals for fabricating superhydrophobic coatings. Moreover, it delves into the application of superhydrophobic coatings in various scenarios, including anti-icing, anti-biofouling, and gas-liquid separation. By addressing these topics, the book offers a comprehensive overview of the historical background and progress made in the realm of superhydrophobic coatings. Furthermore, it serves as a rallying call to scientists worldwide, urging collaborative efforts to overcome development barriers and explore new application domains for the lotus-inspired superhydrophobic coating.
Item Description:Creative Commons (cc), https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Physical Description:1 electronic resource (156 p.)
ISBN:9780854662814
9780854662821
9780854662807
intechopen.111048