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Research on super-hydrophobic surfaces could result in cleaner, more efficient power

“Our research is geared toward helping to create the ideal super-hydrophobic surface,” Crockett said. “By characterizing the specific properties of these different surfaces, we can better pinpoint which types of surfaces are most advantageous for each application.”
Their work is critical because the growing list of applications for super-hydrophobic surfaces is extremely diverse:

Solar panels that don’t get dirty or can self-clean when water rolls off of them
Showers, tubs or

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