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Contact: Dan Ferber
dan.ferber@wyss.harvard.edu
617-432-1547
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard

Smoothing the Way

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Caption: The SLIPS coating makes glass so slippery that droplets of liquids slip off quickly even at a shallow angle. Here, from top to bottom, a droplet of octane, an ingredient of gasoline, rolls off a watch glass in just one second.

Credit: Nicolas Vogel, Wyss Institute.

Usage Restrictions: Credit: Nicolas Vogel, Wyss Institute.

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