Films with specific nanoroughness were designed by “virtual coating” to yield ultrahydrophobicity while the light scatter remained below an application-relevant threshold. Examples of coating experiments demonstrate the realization of predicted properties.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
Characterization of Optical Coatings
Original Manuscript: February 28, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: June 24, 2005
Marcel Flemming and Angela Duparré, "Design and characterization of nanostructured ultrahydrophobic coatings," Appl. Opt. 45, 1397-1401 (2006)