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Surface science news, May 2019

A novel coating can promote droplet formation and shedding in low-surface-tension fluids, thereby improving heat transfer.

A new polymer coating for battery cathodes can improve the electronic and ionic conductivity of a battery while also improving its safety.

Studying mayonnaise when it spins can help characterize the interface between an elastic-plastic material and a light material under acceleration.

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Calling Early Career Researchers attending ChinaNANO.

Inspired by the skin of cephalopods such as squid, engineers have developed a new composite material that can trap or release heat as desired.

A new study proposes that single photons can interact with each other on graphene surfaces, suggesting new designs for optical quantum computers.

Novel spray-on polymer coatings cause ice to fall away from large surfaces with just the force of a light breeze, or often the weight of the ice itself.

Liquid-impregnated surfaces that comprise a specially textured surface and a liquid lubricant can help thicker materials to slide without sticking.

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