Inside Cover, Volume 50, Issue 17


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Superoleophobic surfaces have aroused worldwide interest during the past few years. These surfaces are of great significance not only for fundamental research but also for various practical applications in self-cleaning, oil-repellent coatings, and anti-bioadhesion. Polymers with their unique properties have become one of the most important parts of constructing superoleophobic materials. The Review on page 1209 by Zhongxin Xue, Mingjie Liu, and Lei Jiang presents recent developments in the design, fabrication, and application of polymeric superoleophobic surfaces both in air and in water.