Nanotech 2008 Vol. 1
Nanotech 2008 Vol. 1
Nanotechnology 2008: Materials, Fabrication, Particles, and Characterization - Technical Proceedings of the 2008 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 1

Nano Surfaces & Interfaces Chapter 3

Oxygen plasma treated superhydrophobic nozzle for electrospray device

Authors: Y. Lee, D. Byun, S.B.Q. Tran, S. Kim, B. Park, S. Lee

Affilation: Konkuk University, Korea

Pages: 475 - 478

Keywords: superhydrophobic nozzle, electrospray, oxygen plasma

When the meniscus of liquid is subject to strong electric field, electric charge is induced on the meniscus and electrostatic force elongates the liquid to form a cone-jet. This electrospray phenomenon can be applied to many fields. Because the hydrophobicity may enhance the stability of liquid meniscus and jet formation, this article presents polymer based electrospray device with super-hydrophobic nozzle surface treated by oxygen plasma process.

ISBN: 978-1-4200-8503-7
Pages: 1,118
Hardcopy: $159.95

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