Fabrication of honeycomb-patterned films having sub-micron sized pores

Hiroshi Yabu, Yuuji Hirai, Miki Kojima, Masatsugu Shimomura

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Abstract

We have reported that honeycomb-patterned micro-porous films can be prepared by casting polymer solution under humid conditions and by using condensed water droplets as templates. Here, we report a preparation of honeycomb-patterned films having sub-micron sized pores. By shortening the solvent evaporation time, honeycomb-patterned films with pores less than 400nm were obtained. These films show the superhydrophobic properties. Furthermore, these films are transparent. From these results, we prepared transparent superhydrophobic films by simple casting a polymer solution under humid conditions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages4328-4329
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes
Event55th Society of Polymer Science Japan Symposium on Macromolecules - Toyama, Japan
Duration: 2006 Sep 202006 Sep 22

Other

Other55th Society of Polymer Science Japan Symposium on Macromolecules
CountryJapan
CityToyama
Period06/9/2006/9/22

Keywords

  • Honeycomb
  • Self-organization
  • Sub-micron
  • Super hydrophobic
  • Transparent

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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    Yabu, H., Hirai, Y., Kojima, M., & Shimomura, M. (2006). Fabrication of honeycomb-patterned films having sub-micron sized pores. 4328-4329. Paper presented at 55th Society of Polymer Science Japan Symposium on Macromolecules, Toyama, Japan.