Reversibly UV-light-induced wettability transition of thin films of organic-capped TiO2
G. Caputo, B. Cortese, C. Nobile, M. Salerno, R. Cingolani, G. Gigli, A. Athanassiou, P.D. Cozzoli
Scuola Superiore ISUFI-Università del Salento, IT
Keywords: titanium dioxide, wettability, hydrophilicity
Abstract:In the present contribution we show the reversible wettability of titanium dioxide thin films frome highly hydrophobic to very hydrophilic surfaces under selective UV irradiation.