'Nanoparticle taxicab' materials can identify, collect and transport debris on surfaces -- COMPAMED Trade Fair

'Nanoparticle taxicab' materials can identify, collect and transport debris on surfaces

11/03/2016

Image: Graphic of the nanoparticle "taxicab"; Copyright: UMass Amherst/Richard Bai

Oil-in-water droplets first pick up the nanoparticles, represented by small red balls, when traversing a nanoparticle-coated surface. Later in the same in-line process they drop the nanoparticles off onto the surface and move forward in the aqueous flow; © UMass Amherst/Richard Bai