Films with specific nanoroughness are designed by "virtual coating" to yield ultra-hydrophobicity while the light scatter remained below an application-relevant threshold. Examples of "real coating" experiments demonstrate the realization of predicted properties.
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M. Flemming, K. Roder, and A. Duparré, " Design and characterization of ultra-hydrophobic coatings," in Optical Interference Coatings, OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper WE5.
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