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Cellulose

, Volume 26, Issue 6, pp 3859–3872 | Cite as

Laboratory filter paper from superhydrophobic to quasi-superamphiphobicity: facile fabrication, simplified patterning and smart application

  • Kun-Feng Liu
  • Pan-Pan Li
  • Yu-Ping ZhangEmail author
  • Peng-Fei Liu
  • Cheng-Xing Cui
  • Ji-Chao Wang
  • Xiang-Jun Li
  • Ling-Bo Qu
Original Research
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Abstract

Superamphiphobic surfaces generally need a specific combination of low surface energy and re-entrant surface structure. Herein, we have created a hexane suspension of trichloro(1H,1H,2H,2H-tridecafluoro-n-octyl) silane, tetraethyl orthosilicate, silicon dioxide and titanium dioxide nanoparticles and modify a series of filter papers by one-step immersion in 10 min. Superhydrophobic and quasi-superoleophobic properties are obtained for the optimal filter papers, which repel both of polar and non-polar liquids such as water, glycerol, 1,4-butanediol, soybean oil and 1-octadecene with the contact angles of 168°, 158°, 154°, 145° and 121°, respectively. More importantly, the respective contribution of each component to the superhydrophobic and oleophobical property is explicated through a series of comparative experiments based on the optimal suspension prescription. The wettability transformation from quasi-superamphiphobicity to superhydrophilicity after UV irradiation is evaluated and illustrated. What’s more, the patterned paper is successfully used for the colorimetric detection of glucose using a simple paper-based analytical device. A linear correlation between gray intensity (GI) and glucose concentration (C), GI = − 10.7C + 161.8 is achieved with a correlation coefficient of 0.991, indicating the potential for semi-quantitative analysis of real sample in the field.

Keywords

Superamphiphobic surface Filter paper Titanium dioxide Glucose 

Notes

Acknowledgments

Financial support from the National Nature Science Foundation of China (No. 51,802,082), and the Landmark Innovation Project of Henan Institute of Science and Technology (No. 2015BZ02), and the ‘‘Funds for Tai Hang Scholar’’ of HIST, and the Science and Technology Project of Henan Province (No. 142102210047) and the Scientific Innovation Team in Henan Province (No. C20150020).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kun-Feng Liu
    • 1
    • 2
  • Pan-Pan Li
    • 1
  • Yu-Ping Zhang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Peng-Fei Liu
    • 1
  • Cheng-Xing Cui
    • 1
  • Ji-Chao Wang
    • 1
  • Xiang-Jun Li
    • 4
  • Ling-Bo Qu
    • 3
  1. 1.Henan Institute of Science and TechnologyXinxiangChina
  2. 2.Xinyang Agriculture and Forestry UniversityXinyangChina
  3. 3.College of Chemistry and Molecular EngineeringZhengzhou UniversityZhengzhouChina
  4. 4.School of Chemical SciencesUniversity of Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina

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