Fabricating surfaces with tunable wettability and adhesion by ionic liquids in a wide range

Hongliang Liu, Yi Ding, Zhuo Ao, Yahong Zhou, Shutao Wang, Lei Jiang

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Abstract

A series of surfaces that can either be fully wetted or non-wetted by three kinds of ionic liquids (ILs) are successfully designed by rationally controlling surface chemistries and structures. Meanwhile, the adhesion forces between these surfaces and the ILs can also be effectively modulated in a wide range. This fundamental research will greatly promote the development of IL-based materials in practical applications.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1782-1786
Number of pages5
JournalSmall
Volume11
Issue number15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 17 Apr 2015
Externally publishedYes

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