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Self-cleaning paint stands up to abuse—including 40 abrasion cycles with sandpaper

By Jessica McMathis / April 6, 2015

Scientists at University College London have developed a paint made from coated titanium dioxide nanoparticles that creates self-cleaning surfaces that can be abused by and withstand even the most abrasive and damaging treatment.

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More than meets the eye: An antireflective coating modeled after moth eyes

By Jessica McMathis / March 12, 2014

A self-cleaning, anti-reflective coating that mimics the structure of moth eyes could find application in windows that clean themselves and solar panels that are more efficient.

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Self-cleaning coating solves solar’s soiling problems

By Jessica McMathis / February 24, 2014

Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a new “low-cost superhydrophobic coating” that counteracts sun-blocking contaminates that settle on photovoltaic surfaces.

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