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Capillary action – how contact angle and surface tension are related?

Capillary action, also called capillary filling or wicking, means the spontaneous flow of liquid to fill small capillaries or pores.

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How to make better blood-repellent surfaces?

Blood-repellent surfaces are needed in medical devices that come in contact with blood. The traditional approach has been the use of antithrombotic surface treatments However, these coatings are prone to eventually wear-off. Superhydrophobic surfaces have been proposed as an alternative solution.

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