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Gecko-inspired carbon nanotube-based self-cleaning adhesives

Sethi, Sunny and Ge, Liehui and Ci, Lijie and Ajayan, Pulickel M. and Dhinojwala, Ali (2008) Gecko-inspired carbon nanotube-based self-cleaning adhesives. NANO LETTERS, 8 (3). pp. 822-825.

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Official URL: http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/nl0727765

Abstract

The design of reversible adhesives requires both stickiness and the ability to remain clean from dust and other contaminants. Inspired by gecko feet, we demonstrate the self-cleaning ability of carbon nanotube-based flexible gecko tapes.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Material Science > Functional and hybrid materials
Technology > Nanotechnology and environmental applications
Physical Science > Nano objects
ID Code:517
Deposited By:IoN
Deposited On:20 Jan 2009 15:02
Last Modified:18 Feb 2009 17:10

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