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May 24th, 2006

From Lotus Leaves to Self-cleaning Windows

Professor Bharat Bhushan, director of the Nanotribology Laboratory for Information Storage and MEMS/NEMS at the Ohio State University and his colleague Yong Chae Jung have published the results of their investigations into what makes surfaces hydrophobic by analyzing surface roughness, adhesion and friction data for hydrophobic and hydrophilic leaves on the microscale and nanoscale.


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