MTL News Archives for 2014

Getting a charge out of water droplets

July 16, 2014

Water condensing and jumping from a superhydrophobic surface can be harnessed to produce electricity.


False-color time-lapse images captured via high-speed imaging show a droplet jumping (colored green) from a superhydrophobic copper oxide fin to a hydrophilic (water-attracting) copper fin (colored orange). (Courtesy of Nenad Miljkovic and Daniel J. Preston)

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