Biomimetics pp 39-49 | Cite as

Roughness-Induced Superliquiphilic/Phobic Surfaces: Wetting States and Lessons from Living Nature

  • Bharat BhushanEmail author
Part of the Springer Series in Materials Science book series (SSMATERIALS, volume 279)


A solid surface, or more exactly a solid-gas or solid-liquid interface, has a complex structure and properties dependent upon nature of solids, the method of preparation, and the interaction between the surface and the environment. Physical and chemical properties of surfaces affect their interaction with other surfaces.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nanoprobe Laboratory for Bio/Nanotechnology and Biomimetics (NLBB)The Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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