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Coatings 2017, 7(12), 220; https://doi.org/10.3390/coatings7120220

Surfaces Bearing Fluorinated Nucleoperfluorolipids for Potential Anti-Graffiti Surface Properties

NICE Lab, Université Côte d’Azur, IMREDD, Parc Valrose, 06100 Nice, France
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Received: 9 October 2017 / Revised: 22 November 2017 / Accepted: 24 November 2017 / Published: 4 December 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Anti-Graffiti Coatings)
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Graffiti can sometimes be a problem when put in an inappropriate place. We looked at a means to prevent such inconvenience. In this work, we explore the possibility of developing surfaces with controlled wettability. If the paint does not spread, the graffiti does not stay. Here, the synthesis and electrodeposition of original 3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene (EDOT) with perfluorinated nucleolipids (ante approach) is reported. The elaboration of similar surfaces using post functionalization is also described. All the prepared surfaces were then investigated for their roughness, wettability, and morphology. Highly hydrophobic features are reported (θ = 137°) and oleophobic properties are also reported (θ = 110°) showing real potential for the control of surface wettability and for potential anti-graffiti applications, consequently. The surfaces obtained with the ante approach are rougher and more hydrophobic. View Full-Text
Keywords: wettability; surface; electrodeposition; click chemistry; functionalization wettability; surface; electrodeposition; click chemistry; functionalization
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Godeau, G.; Guittard, F.; Darmanin, T. Surfaces Bearing Fluorinated Nucleoperfluorolipids for Potential Anti-Graffiti Surface Properties. Coatings 2017, 7, 220.

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