Special Issue "Wetting of Nanostructured Materials"
A special issue of Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 October 2018
Dr. Rafael J. Taboryski
Department of Nanotechnology, Technical University of Denmark, Ørsteds Plads, Bygning 345C, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
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Interests: micro and nanofabrication techniques of polymers; Si and glass; microfluidics; electrophysiology; surface wetting phenomena; electrochemical biosensors; sensitive electrical measurement techniques
Controlling the wetting properties of solid surfaces is important in many aspects of engineering solutions for healthcare, water harvesting, energy conversion, and industrial painting, just to mention some key applications. As scientists, we can contribute by providing a deeper understanding of the wetting phenomena and demonstrate the solutions. For inspiration, we can look at the solutions already developed by nature through millions of years of evolution. Many of those biomimetic designs comprise surface textures on the nano-scale. How do we engineer solid surfaces by nanostructures and surface chemistry to enable properties such as self-cleaning, omni-phobicity, anti-icing, anti-fogging, drag reduction, anti-fouling, and lubrication to address the societal needs, and why does it work? We would very much like to consider your proposed answer in the form of a scientific paper to these questions in this Special Issue of Nanomaterials.Dr. Rafael J. Taboryski
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