Polymer Science Faculty Research

Title

Gecko-Inspired Carbon Nanotube-Based Self-Cleaning Adhesives

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2-12-2008

Abstract

The design of reversible adhesives requires both stickiness and the ability to remain clean from dust and other contaminants. Inspired by gecko feet, we demonstrate the self-cleaning ability of carbon nanotube-based flexible gecko tapes.

Publication Title

Nano Letters

Volume

8

Issue

3

First Page

822

Last Page

825