Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1021/am302790d
Title: Robust superamphiphobic film from electrospun TiO2 nanostructures
Authors: Ganesh, V.A.
Dinachali, S.S.
Nair, A.S.
Ramakrishna, S. 
Keywords: contact angle hysteresis and self-cleaning
electrospinning
rice-shaped TiO2
superamphiphobicity
surface contact angle
Issue Date: 13-Mar-2013
Citation: Ganesh, V.A., Dinachali, S.S., Nair, A.S., Ramakrishna, S. (2013-03-13). Robust superamphiphobic film from electrospun TiO2 nanostructures. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 5 (5) : 1527-1532. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1021/am302790d
Abstract: Rice-shaped TiO2 nanostructures are fabricated by electrospinning for creating a robust superamphiphobic coating on glass substrates. The as-fabricated TiO2 nanostructures (sintered at 500 C) are superhydrophilic in nature which upon silanization turn into superamphiphobic surface with surface contact angle (SCA) values achieved using water (surface tension, γ = 72.1 mN/m) and hexadecane (surface tension, γ = 27.5 mN/m) being 166 and 138.5, respectively. The contact angle hysteresis for the droplet of water and hexadecane are measured to be 2 and 12, respectively. Thus, we have successfully fabricated superior self-cleaning coatings that possess exceptional superamphiphobic property by employing a simple, cost-effective, and scalable technique called electrospinning. Furthermore, the coating showed good mechanical and thermal stability with strong adherence to glass surface, thus revealing the potential for real applications. © 2013 American Chemical Society.
Source Title: ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/85610
ISSN: 19448244
DOI: 10.1021/am302790d
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