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Advanced Materials

Rare earth oxides make water-repellent surfaces that last

11.09.2017 tribonet
Ceramic forms of hydrophobic materials could be far more durable than existing coatings or surface treatments. Water-shedding surfaces that are robust in harsh environments could have broad applications in many industries including energy, water, transportation, […]
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General Topics

Movable micro-platform floats on a sea of droplets

17.08.2017 tribonet
New technique offers precise, durable control over tiny mirrors or stages. Microelectromechanical systems, or MEMS, are tiny machines fabricated using equipment and processes developed for the production of electronic chips and devices. They’ve found a […]