Day: September 15, 2018

Self-healing superhydrophobic coatings

Long-term water-repellent metal surfaces may be one step closer Photo credit: UCL MAPS / O. Usher Superhydrophobic coatings have found widespread application in the maritime sector – from protecting ship hulls from ice and corrosion, to reducing friction, or keeping windscreens clear. But because these coatings owe their water-repellency to micro- or nanoscale...