Under-water unidirectional air penetration via a Janus mesh

Jingwei Chen, Yiming Liu, Dawei Guo, Moyuan Cao, Lei Jiang

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Under-water and unidirectional air penetration, viz. air "diode", was effectively achieved on the basis of a composite mesh with Janus wettability. In the aqueous solution, the air bubbles can only pass through the mesh from the hydrophilic side to the superhydrophobic side, whereas they will be blocked from the opposite direction.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11872-11875
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number59
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jul 2015
Externally publishedYes

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