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Self-cleaning Coatings: Structure, Fabrication and Application Editor: Junhui He



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This book contains 327 pages.
Print publication date: 09 Sep 2016
Copyright year: 2017
Print ISBN: 978-1-78262-286-4
PDF eISBN: 978-1-78262-399-1
ePub eISBN: 978-1-78262-911-5
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Recent years have seen fast development in the field of self-cleaning coatings towards varied applications, such as solar cells, flat display panels, smart cellular phones, building windows, oil pipelines, vehicle coatings and optical devices. The field has been rapidly gaining attention, not only from research and teaching scientists, but also from a growing population of college and graduate students. Self-cleaning coatings describes this interesting field, providing details of natural counterparts with self-cleaning functions, theoretical aspects of self-cleaning phenomena, fabrication strategies and methods, applications and industrial impacts. Edited and written by world-renowned scientists in the field, this book will provide an excellent overview of this field and will be of interest to materials and polymer scientists working in industry and academia.

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Smart Materials Series

Author information

Junhui He is a professor, Head of Functional Nanomaterials Laboratory and Director of Centre for Micro/Nanomaterials and Technology at Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). He received his B. Sc. from National University of Defence Technology and his Ph. D. degree under Prof. E. Wang from Institute of Photographic Chemistry, CAS. He then spent two years as a postdoctoral fellow with Prof. N. S. Allen in Manchester Polytechnic and over four years as a STA fellow and FRS researcher with Prof. T. Kunitake at Frontier Research System (FRS), RIKEN. He returned as part of the Hundred Talents Program. His research interests involve functional nanomaterials, biomimetic materials, thin films, smart surfaces, and their energy and environmental applications. He has so far co-authored over 200 peer-reviewed scientific papers and filed nearly 50 patents. He also serves as Managing Editor of International Journal of Nanoscience.