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Title: Slippery nanoemulsion-infused porous surfaces (SNIPS): anti-fouling coatings that can host and sustain the release of water-soluble agents
We report the design of ‘slippery’ nanoemulsion-infused porous surfaces (SNIPS). These materials are strongly anti-fouling to a broad range of substances, including microorganisms. Infusion with water-in-oil nanoemulsions also endows these slippery coatings with the ability to host and control or sustain the release of water-soluble agents, including polymers, peptides, and nucleic acids, opening the door to new applications of liquid-infused materials.
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