1 article(s) from Ensikat, Hans J
(a) Lotus leaves, which exhibit extraordinary water repellency on their upper side. (b) Scanning el...
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Epidermis cells of the leaf upper side with papillae. The surface is densely covered with wax tubul...
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SEM images of the papillose leaf surfaces of Nelumbo nucifera (Lotus) (a), Euphorbia myrsinites (b)...
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The contact between water and superhydrophobic papillae at different pressures. At moderate pressur...
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Measured forces between a superhydrophobic papilla-model and a water drop during advancing and rece...
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Papillose and non-papillose leaf surfaces with an intact coating of wax crystals: (a) Nelumbo nucif...
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Traces of natural erosion of the waxes on the same leaves as in Figure 6: (a) Nelumbo nucifera (Lotus); (b) ...
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Test for the stability of the waxes against damaging by wiping on the same leaves: (a) Nelumbo nuci...
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SEM and LM images of cross sections through the papillae. Lotus (a,b) and Euphorbia myrsinites (c,d...
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Epicuticular wax crystals in an area of 4 × 3 µm2. The upper side of the lotus leaf (a) has the hig...
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Chemical composition of the separated waxes of the upper and lower side of the lotus leaf. The uppe...
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X-ray diffraction diagram of upperside lotus wax. The ‘long spacing’ peaks indicate a layer structu...
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Model of a wax tubule composed of layers of nonacosan-10-ol and nonacosanediol molecules. The OH-gr...
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Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2011, 2, 152–161, doi:10.3762/bjnano.2.19
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