Novel Water-Repellent Materials Coming to You Soon

Neomi Lewis ‘21 While water-repellent surfaces already exist, these surfaces usually gain this property by modifications including coatings, paints or solvents. A team of physicists at the University of Rochester is attempting to change the surface of metals with high power lasers to create super water-repellent surfaces without the use of traditional coating methods. It is an ambitious project that is expected to last six … Continue reading Novel Water-Repellent Materials Coming to You Soon