3D Micropatterned Surface Inspired by Salvinia molesta via Direct Laser Lithography

Omar Tricinci, Tercio Terencio, Barbara Mazzolai, Nicola M. Pugno, Francesco Greco, Virgilio Mattoli

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Biomimetic functional surfaces are attracting increasing attention for their relevant technological applications. Despite these efforts, inherent limitations of microfabrication techniques prevent the replication of complex hierarchical microstructures. Using a 3D laser lithography technique, we fabricated a 3D patterned surface bioinspired to Salvinia molesta leaves. The artificial hairs, with crownlike heads, were reproduced by scaling down (ca. 100 times smaller) the dimensions of natural features, so that microscale hairs with submicrometric resolution were attained. The micropatterned surface, in analogy with the natural model, shows interesting properties in terms of hydrophobicity and air retention when submerged by water, even if realized with a hydrophilic material. Furthermore, we successfully demonstrated the capability to promote localized condensation of water droplets from moisture in the atmosphere.

元の言語English
ページ(範囲)25560-25567
ページ数8
ジャーナルACS Applied Materials and Interfaces
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発行部数46
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 2015 11 25
外部発表Yes

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  • Materials Science(all)

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Tricinci, O., Terencio, T., Mazzolai, B., Pugno, N. M., Greco, F., & Mattoli, V. (2015). 3D Micropatterned Surface Inspired by Salvinia molesta via Direct Laser Lithography. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 7(46), 25560-25567. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.5b07722