Condensation on slippery asymmetric bumps

@article{Park2016CondensationOS,
  title={Condensation on slippery asymmetric bumps},
  author={Kyoo-Chul Park and Philseok Kim and Alison Grinthal and N. He and David Fox and James C. Weaver and Joanna Aizenberg},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2016},
  volume={531},
  pages={78-82}
}
Controlling dropwise condensation is fundamental to water-harvesting systems, desalination, thermal power generation, air conditioning, distillation towers, and numerous other applications. For any of these, it is essential to design surfaces that enable droplets to grow rapidly and to be shed as quickly as possible. However, approaches based on microscale, nanoscale or molecular-scale textures suffer from intrinsic trade-offs that make it difficult to optimize both growth and transport at once… Expand
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