Transparency and damage tolerance of patternable omniphobic lubricated surfaces based on inverse colloidal monolayers


N.V. acknowledges funding from the Leopoldina Fellowship Programme. Wendong Wang and Stefanie Utech are acknowledged for discussions on the modelling of lubricant de-wetting. Jack Alvarenga is acknowledged for help with the ice adhesion setup. The work was supported by the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) under award number DE-AR0000326 (fabrication and surface properties) and by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) under award number FA9550-09-0669-DOD35CAP (optical properties). This work was performed in part at the Harvard Center for Nanoscale Systems (CNS) supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) under award number ECS-0335765.
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