Bio-Inspired Extreme Wetting Surfaces for Biomedical Applications

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Sera Shin; Jungmok Seo; Heetak Han; Subin Kang; Hyunchul Kim; Taeyoon Lee;
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Materials,volume 9,issue 2 (issn: 1996-1944, eissn: 1996-1944)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/ma9020116, pmc: PMC5456462
  • Subject: bio-inspired surface | surface engineering | QC120-168.85 | superhydrophobicity | extreme wetting surface | biomedical engineering | Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) | Technology | TA1-2040 | bio-mimicking | T | Review | Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering | TK1-9971 | Microscopy | QH201-278.5 | Descriptive and experimental mechanics

Biological creatures with unique surface wettability have long served as a source of inspiration for scientists and engineers. More specifically, materials exhibiting extreme wetting properties, such as superhydrophilic and superhydrophobic surfaces, have attracted cons... View more
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