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Anti-Bioadhesion on Hierarchically Structured, Superhydrophobic Surfaces
American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting (2013)
  • Weihua Ming, Georgia Southern University
Abstract
We have successfully prepared hierarchically structured, superhydrophobic surfaces, with single-, dual-, and triple-scale roughness, via a layer-by-layer (LbL) particle deposition approach. The dual-/triple-scale structured surfaces demonstrated more pronounced water repellency than their single-scale counterpart. These superhydrophobic surfaces, especially the triple-scale structured surface, exhibited significantly reduced protein adsorption. The superhydrophobic surfaces can also markedly reduce platelet adhesion and activation, in particular, platelet adhesion was completely suppressed on the triple-scale structured surface. By synergistically tuning surface chemistry and topography, the hierarchically structured surfaces may become an attractive platform for a range of biomedical applications.
Keywords
  • Superhydrophobic Surfaces
Disciplines
Publication Date
2013
Citation Information
Weihua Ming. "Anti-Bioadhesion on Hierarchically Structured, Superhydrophobic Surfaces" American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/weihuamarshall_ming/31/