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New material to revolutionize water proofing| ScienceDaily

New material to revolutionize water proofing| ScienceDaily

The new protective coating could eventually be used to waterproof mobile phones, prevent ice from forming on aeroplanes or protect boat hulls from corroding.

“The surface is a layer of nanoparticles, which water slides off as if it’s on a hot barbecue,” said PhD student William Wong, from the Nanotechnology Research Laboratory at the ANU Research School of Engineering.

Source: New material to revolutionize water proofing — ScienceDaily