Nanofiber carpet could lead to new sticky or insulating surfaces

By |2018-12-12T09:55:08-04:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Inspired by the extraordinary characteristics of polar bear fur, lotus leaves and gecko feet, engineering researchers have developed a new way to make arrays of nanofibers that could bring us coatings that are sticky, repellent, insulating or light emitting, among other possibilities.