Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2017, Page: 59-62
Study the Effect of Solvent / Non-solvent on Polycarbonate
Raad S. Sabry, Physics Department, College of Science, Al-Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, Iraq
Muntazer I. Al-mosawi, Physics Department, College of Science, Al-Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, Iraq
Received: Mar. 20, 2017;       Accepted: Apr. 1, 2017;       Published: Oct. 23, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajn.20170303.15      View  2083      Downloads  117
Abstract
A stable superhydrophobic PC surface was obtained by a simple phase separation method at room temperature. The water contact angle of the superhydrophobic PC surface is 156± 2°. FESEM image exhibited that the PC surface composed of flower-like shaped linked together centrally with branches offered roughness on the surface with a hierarchical micro/nano-binary formation. When the PC superhydrophobic surface was immersed in water with the temperatures ranging from 5°C to 45°C for 1 h to 15 days, the water contact angle remained higher than 150°.
Keywords
Superhydrophobic Surfaces, Biomimetic Surfaces, Phase Separation, Solvent / Non-solvent, Acetone, DMF, Polycarbonate, Self-Cleaning
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Raad S. Sabry, Muntazer I. Al-mosawi, Study the Effect of Solvent / Non-solvent on Polycarbonate, American Journal of Nanosciences. Vol. 3, No. 3, 2017, pp. 59-62. doi: 10.11648/j.ajn.20170303.15
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