Liquid-impregnated surface

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A liquid-impregnated surface consists of two distinct layers. The first is a highly textured surface with features spaced sufficiently close to stably contain the second layer which is an impregnating liquid that fills in the spaces between the features.[1]

LiquiGlide is a commercial example of a liquid-impregnated surface, invented at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology[2]


  1. ^ "US Patent # US 20130032316 A1". US Patent. USPTO. Retrieved 18 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "LiquiGlide website". LiquiGlide Inc. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 

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