Super-antiwetting with High Adhension Property of Pitcher PlantJi K, Tomchak V, Xu K* and F. Jee
Department of Chemistry, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
- *Corresponding Author:
- Karen Xu
Department of Chemistry, Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: January 05, 2017; Accepted Date: February 09, 2017; Published Date: February 16, 2017
Citation: Ji K, Tomchak V, Xu K, Jee F (2017) Super-antiwetting with High Adhension Property of Pitcher Plant. J Nanomed Nanotechnol 8: 424. doi: 10.4172/2157-7439.1000424
Copyright: © 2017 Ji K, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The unique pattern of pitcher plants inner surface and its super-antiwetting property with high adhesion is reported. The surface is replicated by using a two-step approach with PDMS as the replicating material. The replica showed similar surface morphology and surface properties.