Surface properties of self-organized honeycomb-patterned films

Hiroshi Yabu, Masatsugu Shimomura

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This paper describes the preparation of honeycomb-patterned films from hydrophobic fluorinated copolymers. Micro-porous polymer films from fluorinated copolymers with hexagonally arranged micro-pores were prepared by casting polymer solution under humid condition. The pore size of the honeycomb-patterned film was controlled by changing casting volume. The water contact angles on the honeycomb-patterned films were measured with changing their pore sizes. The water contact angle increased up to 145°, when the pore size decreased. These values fitted the theoretical calculations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)125/[415]-129/[419]
JournalMolecular crystals and liquid crystals
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes


  • Honeycomb-pattern
  • Polymer film
  • Self-organization
  • Super hydrophobic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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