Water and Blood Repellent Flexible Tubes

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Hoshian, Sasha
dc.contributor.author Kankuri, Esko
dc.contributor.author Ras, Robin H.A.
dc.contributor.author Franssila, Sami
dc.contributor.author Jokinen, Ville
dc.date.accessioned 2018-02-09T09:53:34Z
dc.date.available 2018-02-09T09:53:34Z
dc.date.issued 2017-12-01
dc.identifier.citation Hoshian , S , Kankuri , E , Ras , R H A , Franssila , S & Jokinen , V 2017 , ' Water and Blood Repellent Flexible Tubes ' Scientific Reports , vol 7 , no. 1 , 16019 , pp. 1-8 . DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-16369-3 en
dc.identifier.issn 2045-2322
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dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/29740
dc.description.abstract A top-down scalable method to produce flexible water and blood repellent tubes is introduced. The method is based on replication of overhanging nanostructures from an aluminum tube template to polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) via atomic layer deposition (ALD) assisted sacrificial etching. The nanostructured PDMS/titania tubes are superhydrophobic with water contact angles 163 ± 1° (advancing) and 157 ± 1° (receding) without any further coating. Droplets are able to slide through a 4 mm (inner diameter) tube with low sliding angles of less than 10° for a 35 μL droplet. The superhydrophobic tube shows up to 5,000 times increase in acceleration of a sliding droplet compared to a control tube depending on the inclination angle. Compared to a free falling droplet, the superhydrophobic tube reduced the acceleration by only 38.55%, as compared to a 99.99% reduction for a control tube. The superhydrophobic tubes are blood repellent. Blood droplets (35 μL) roll through the tubes at 15° sliding angles without leaving a bloodstain. The tube surface is resistant to adhesion of activated platelets unlike planar control titania and smooth PDMS surfaces. en
dc.format.extent 1-8
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Scientific Reports en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Volume 7, issue 1 en
dc.rights openAccess en
dc.subject.other General en
dc.subject.other 216 Materials engineering en
dc.title Water and Blood Repellent Flexible Tubes en
dc.type A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä fi
dc.description.version Peer reviewed en
dc.contributor.department Department of Chemistry and Materials Science
dc.contributor.department University of Helsinki
dc.contributor.department Department of Applied Physics
dc.subject.keyword General
dc.subject.keyword 216 Materials engineering
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201802091236
dc.identifier.doi 10.1038/s41598-017-16369-3
dc.type.version publishedVersion


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