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Contact: Todd Hollingshead
Brigham Young University

Nano-Sized Ribs

Caption: BYU professors are creating superhydrophobic surfaces by making wafers with these extremely small ribs that are one tenth the width of a human hair. The ribs cause the water to bead up and sit on the surface.

Credit: Courtesy Julie Crockett

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