Smart Nanocoating (Metal oxide and Composite) and its surface functionalization for Environmental Remediation

  • Palaniswamy Suresh KumarEmail author
  • Pon Sathya Moorthy
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This chapter is based on the recent literature on the superhydrophobic surface coated using various kinds of nanostructured materials (such as metal oxide and composite) and surface functionalizaton. Superhydrophobic surfaces repel water generally due to their surface texture or chemical properties, and surface possesses a high apparent contact angle (>150°) and very low sliding angle (<5°). Superhydrophobic coatings have received great attention worldwide for its multifunctional application in automotive, marine, and building sector.


Nanostructure materials Metal oxide Composite Nanocoating Surface wettability Self-cleaning surface 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Palaniswamy Suresh Kumar
    • 1
    Email author
  • Pon Sathya Moorthy
    • 2
  1. 1.Environmental and Water Technology Centre of Innovation (EWTCOI)Ngee Ann PolytechnicSingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.Department of Nanoscience and TechnologyTamil Nadu Agricultural UniversityCoimbatoreIndia

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