Biomimetic fabrication and tunable wetting properties of three-dimensional hierarchical ZnO structures by combining soft lithography templated with lotus leaf and hydrothermal treatments

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Dai, Shuxi; Zhang, Dianbo; Shi, Qing; Han, Xiao; Wang, Shujie; Du, Zuliang;
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1039/C3CE40238J
  • Subject: Condensed Matter - Materials Science | Condensed Matter - Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics | Condensed Matter - Other Condensed Matter | Condensed Matter - Soft Condensed Matter | Physics - Biological Physics

Three-dimensional hierarchical ZnO films with lotus-leaf-like micro/nano structures were successfully fabricated via a biomimetic route combining sol-gel technique, soft lithography and hydrothermal treatments. PDMS mold replicated from a fresh lotus leaf was used to im... View more
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