Researchers at the University of Rochester Create Super-Hydrophobic Metals Using Laser Technique

January 21, 2015 3:50 PM

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Researchers at the University of Rochester Create Super-Hydrophobic Metals Using Laser Technique

A research team from the University of Rochester have successfully used lasers in order to produce super-hydrophobic metals without the use of conventional temporary coating techniques.

Super-hydrophobic materials are desirable for a number of applications such as anti-icing, rust prevention and sanitation. However, currently available hydrophobic materials require the use of chemical coatings in order to give a material water repellent properties.

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