Bioinspired structured surfaces.

@article{Bhushan2012BioinspiredSS,
  title={Bioinspired structured surfaces.},
  author={Bharat Bhushan},
  journal={Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids},
  year={2012},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={1698-714}
}
Nature has evolved objects with desired functionality using commonly found materials. Nature capitalizes on hierarchical structures to achieve functionality. The understanding of the functions provided by objects and processes found in nature can guide us to produce nanomaterials, nanodevices, and processes with desirable functionality. Various natural objects which provide functionality of commercial interest have been characterized to understand how a natural object provides functionality. We… CONTINUE READING
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