Bioinspired self-repairing slippery surfaces with pressure-stable omniphobicity

@article{Wong2011BioinspiredSS,
  title={Bioinspired self-repairing slippery surfaces with pressure-stable omniphobicity},
  author={Tak-Sing Wong and Sung Hoon Kang and Sindy K. Y. Tang and Elizabeth J. Smythe and Benjamin D. Hatton and Alison Grinthal and Joanna Aizenberg},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2011},
  volume={477},
  pages={443-447}
}
Creating a robust synthetic surface that repels various liquids would have broad technological implications for areas ranging from biomedical devices and fuel transport to architecture but has proved extremely challenging. Inspirations from natural nonwetting structures, particularly the leaves of the lotus, have led to the development of liquid-repellent microtextured surfaces that rely on the formation of a stable air–liquid interface. Despite over a decade of intense research, these surfaces… Expand
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