Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 461 (2016) 136–143 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Journal of Colloid and Interface Science journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/jcis A transparent silica colloidal crystal/PDMS composite and its application for crack suppression of metallic coatings a,b b b a,⇑ b,⇑ Shaofan Sun , Zihe Pan , Fut K. Yang , Yudong Huang , Boxin Zhao School of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150000, China Department of Chemical Engineering, Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1, Canada graphical a bstract ar ti c l e i nf o ab stra ct Article history: A silica colloidal crystal (SCC)–polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) composite with a heterogeneous surface of Received 12 June 2015 silica and PDMS was prepared by spreading a premixed PDMS solution on the 3D structured SCCs and Revised 28 July 2015 curing the solution in-situ. Although the SCCs had a light blue color, the obtained composite of SCC Accepted 2 September 2015 and PDMS, due to the close effective refractive indexes of the materials, was colorless and transparent; Available online 5 September 2015 the UV–vis spectra indicated a negligible effect of the added SCC on the
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science – Elsevier
Published: Jan 1, 2016
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