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Porous materials show superhydrophobic to superhydrophilic switching

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Abstract

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.

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The article was received on 25 Feb 2005, accepted on 13 Apr 2005 and first published on 28 Apr 2005


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B502896E
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2005,0, 3135-3137

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    Porous materials show superhydrophobic to superhydrophilic switching

    N. J. Shirtcliffe, G. McHale, M. I. Newton, C. C. Perry and P. Roach, Chem. Commun., 2005, 0, 3135
    DOI: 10.1039/B502896E

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