Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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ORNL Superhydrophobic (SH) Thin Film Symposium

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    Transparent superhydrophobic thin film on borosilicate glass.

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  • slideshow/photos/tolga2.jpg

    Transparent superhydrophobic thin film on borosilicate glass.

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  • slideshow/photos/metal_oxide.jpg

    The thin film applied to a metal-oxide (similar to previous ORNL research in high temperature superconductors) showing the Moses effect.

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  • slideshow/photos/contact_angle.jpg

    This highlights the surface contact angle of >170 degrees, the roll off angle is <10 degrees.

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  • slideshow/photos/self_cleaning.jpg

    This shows the self cleaning properties of only a few drops of water near the bottom-center of the sample after prolonged abrasion by aluminum oxide powder which has left the surface dusty.

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  • slideshow/photos/water_droplet.jpg

    This shows a water droplet resting on a durable superhydrophobic glass thin film.

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