Table 1

Contact angles of the nanostructured quartz
Plain quartz A2 pattern A8 pattern A11 pattern
θadv (°) 119.0 ± 0.9 158.0 ± 1.4 157.4 ± 1.4 159.0 ± 1.0
θrec (°) 79.0 ± 2.5 145.0 ± 7.0 148.2 ± 3.8 147.0 ± 2.0
Hysteresis 40.0 13.0 9.2 12.0

θadv, advancing water contact angle; θrec, receding water contact angle.

Kim et al.

Kim et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:430   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-7-430

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