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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 50, Iss. 9 — Mar. 20, 2011
  • pp: C257–C263

Definition of roughness structures for superhydrophobic and hydrophilic optical coatings on glass

Luisa Coriand, Monika Mitterhuber, Angela Duparré, and Andreas Tünnermann  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 50, Issue 9, pp. C257-C263 (2011)

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With specific modeling, measurement, and analysis procedures, it is possible to predict, define, and control roughness structures for tailored wetting properties of optical coatings. Examples are given for superhydrophobic and hydrophilic sol-gel layers on glass substrate.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.6660) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Surface measurements, roughness
(240.0310) Optics at surfaces : Thin films
(240.5770) Optics at surfaces : Roughness
(240.6700) Optics at surfaces : Surfaces
(310.6870) Thin films : Thin films, other properties
(220.4241) Optical design and fabrication : Nanostructure fabrication

Original Manuscript: August 2, 2010
Revised Manuscript: November 15, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: November 18, 2010
Published: January 10, 2011

Luisa Coriand, Monika Mitterhuber, Angela Duparré, and Andreas Tünnermann, "Definition of roughness structures for superhydrophobic and hydrophilic optical coatings on glass," Appl. Opt. 50, C257-C263 (2011)

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