anti-bacteria

Bacteria on the surface of cicada wing surface

Selective bactericidal activity of nanopatterned superhydrophobic cicada Psaltoda claripennis wing surfaces

Appl Microbiol Biotechnol., 97 (20), 9257-9262 (2013) Jafar Hasan, Hayden K. Webb, Vi Khanh Truong, Sergey Pogodin, Vladimir A. Baulin, Gregory S. Watson, Jolanta A. Watson, Russell J. Crawford, Elena...

Anti-microbial materials

Biophysical Model of Bacterial Cell Interactions with Nanopatterned Cicada Wing Surfaces

[button href="http://www.cell.com/biophysj/abstract/S0006-3495(13)00003-9" color="lime_green" target="_blank" id=""]PDF[/button] S. Pogodin, J. Hasan, V.A. Baulin, H.K. Webb, V.K. Truong, T.H.P. Nguy...

Natural Bactericidal Surfaces: Mechanical Rupture of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Cells by Cicada Wings

[button href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.201200528" color="lime_green" target="_blank" id=""]PDF[/button] Elena P. Ivanova, Jafar Hasan, Hayden K. Webb, Vi Khanh Truong, Gregory S. Watson, Jolant...

Anti-bacterial surfaces inspired by cicada and dragonfly wings

Many surfaces found in nature possess sophisticated topographical structures which provide them with exceptional properties. Nano-structured surface of lotus leafs efficiently repel water, microscopic...