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Rare earth oxides found to produce superhydrophobic ceramics

By Eileen De Guire / May 3, 2013

Video of REO hydrophobic surfaces in action. Credit: MIT News Office; YouTube. I meant to write about this topic several months ago when the editors of Nature Materials published a remarkable paper about a relatively simple method to make a hydrophobic, which, in this case, are made from ceramic materials. The thrust of the paper…

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