Control over the wettability of an aligned carbon nanotube film

Taolei Sun, Guojie Wang, Huan Liu, Lin Feng, Lei Jiang, Daoben Zhu

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Three-dimensional anisotropic aligned carbon nanotube microstructures were constructed by the chemical vapor deposition method on silicon templates with well-defined structure. It brought about new properties of wettability. Superhydrophobic (contact angle > 150°) and very hydrophilic (contact angle < 30 °) properties can both be achieved by a simple change of structural parameter.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)14996-14997
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number49
Publication statusPublished - 10 Dec 2003
Externally publishedYes

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