A*STAR scientists have developed strategies to manipulate surface tension in fluids and modify the surface properties of materials. Their findings could increase the yield of crude oil from oil wells and lead to super water- or oil-repellent surfaces.
A computational technique reveals how tiny pillars affect the condensation of vapor onto a surface
Studies reveal a new way to make superhydrophobic surfaces with better self-cleaning capabilities
Exposure to short pulses of light changes how a polymer surface interacts with water droplets