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Facile Creation of a Bionic Super-Hydrophobic Block Copolymer Surface


  • The authors acknowledge financial support from the Nature Science Foundation of China (No. 50373049 and the 2004 Outstanding Youth Foundation for J. Xu), the National 863 Project (No. 2001AA334060), the Key Project of CAS (KJCX2-SW-1107 and the CAS One Hundred Talent Program for J. Dong), and the Innovation Foundation if the ICCAS. The authors also thank Prof. Lianghe Shi and Prof. C. C. Han for their valuable comments.


A super-hydrophobic surface (see Figure), possessing a microscale and nanoscale hierarchical structure similar to the surface structure of the lotus leaf, was prepared in one step from a micellar solution of polypropylene-block-poly(methyl methacrylate).

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