Ultrafast direct peeling method for fabrication of high aspect ratio superhydrophobic nanohair structure

Pei Shiang Chen, Han Hsun Chang, Chiu Chang Huang, Jun Wei Chen, Hsiang Lin Liu, Yu Hsin Lin, Yi Chiuen Hu, Kai Yuan Chi, Chih Yu Chao

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Abstract

In this paper, we present an ultra-fast, simple and cost-effective way-the direct peeling method (DPM)-to produce nanohairs with high aspect ratio on fluorinated ethylene propylene (FEP) films within 30 s. The FEP films with nanohair structures afford impressive demonstrations of superhydrophobicity and self-cleaning effect; the characteristics described above along with the flexibility of FEP may prove useful for solar cells and curved components in the field of biological and technological applications.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
JournalJapanese Journal of Applied Physics
Volume48
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Mar 1

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