News of the WeekCHEMICAL ENGINEERING

Chemists Concoct Quick-Change Surface

Science  17 Jan 2003:
Vol. 299, Issue 5605, pp. 321-323
DOI: 10.1126/science.299.5605.321b

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Via your Institution

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution


Summary

A group of chemists and chemical engineers has thrown the switch on the once stagnant world of surfaces. On page 371, the researchers report the ability to make a thin gold plate alternate between attracting and repelling water by electronically twisting molecules arrayed on top.

Related Content