Design Rules for Laser-treated Icephobic Metallic Surfaces for Aeronautic Applications

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Design Rules for Laser-treated Icephobic Metallic Surfaces for Aeronautic Applications. / Vercillo, Vittorio; Tonnicchia, Simone ; Romano, Jean-Michel; Garcia Giron, Antonio; Aguilar-Morales, Alfredo I. ; Alamri, Sabri ; Dimov, Stefan; Kunze, Tim ; Lasagni, Andrés ; Bonaccurso, Elmar .

In: Advanced Functional Materials, 04.02.2020.

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Vercillo, V, Tonnicchia, S, Romano, J-M, Garcia Giron, A, Aguilar-Morales, AI, Alamri, S, Dimov, S, Kunze, T, Lasagni, A & Bonaccurso, E 2020, 'Design Rules for Laser-treated Icephobic Metallic Surfaces for Aeronautic Applications', Advanced Functional Materials.

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Vercillo, V., Tonnicchia, S., Romano, J-M., Garcia Giron, A., Aguilar-Morales, A. I., Alamri, S., Dimov, S., Kunze, T., Lasagni, A., & Bonaccurso, E. (Accepted/In press). Design Rules for Laser-treated Icephobic Metallic Surfaces for Aeronautic Applications. Advanced Functional Materials.

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Vercillo, Vittorio ; Tonnicchia, Simone ; Romano, Jean-Michel ; Garcia Giron, Antonio ; Aguilar-Morales, Alfredo I. ; Alamri, Sabri ; Dimov, Stefan ; Kunze, Tim ; Lasagni, Andrés ; Bonaccurso, Elmar . / Design Rules for Laser-treated Icephobic Metallic Surfaces for Aeronautic Applications. In: Advanced Functional Materials. 2020.

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title = "Design Rules for Laser-treated Icephobic Metallic Surfaces for Aeronautic Applications",
abstract = "Ice accretion on external aircraft surfaces due to the impact of supercooled water droplets can negatively affect the aerodynamic performance and reduce the operational capability and, therefore, must be prevented. Icephobic coatings capable of reducing the adhesion strength of ice to a surface represent a promising technology to support thermal or mechanical ice protection systems. Icephobicity is similar to hydrophobicity in several aspects and superhydrophobic surfaces embody a straightforward solution to the ice adhesion problem. Short/ultra-short pulsed laser surface treatments have been proposed as a viable technology to generate superhydrophobic properties on metallic surfaces. However, it has not yet been verified whether such surfaces are generally icephobic under representative icing conditions. This study investigates the ice adhesion strength on Ti6Al4V, an alloy commonly used for aerospace components, textured by means of Direct Laser Writing (DLW), Direct Laser Interference Patterning (DLIP) and Laser-Induced Periodic Surface Structures (LIPSS) laser sources with pulse durations ranging from nano- to femtosecond regimes. A clear relation between the spatial period, the surface microstructure depth and the ice adhesion strength under different icing conditions is investigated. From these observations, we could define a set of design rules for superhydrophobic surfaces that are icephobic, too.",
keywords = "Icing, Icephobic; Superhydrophobic; Laser processing; Micro-/Nano-Patterning",
author = "Vittorio Vercillo and Simone Tonnicchia and Jean-Michel Romano and {Garcia Giron}, Antonio and Aguilar-Morales, {Alfredo I.} and Sabri Alamri and Stefan Dimov and Tim Kunze and Andr{\'e}s Lasagni and Elmar Bonaccurso",
year = "2020",
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language = "English",
journal = "Advanced Functional Materials",
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AU - Vercillo, Vittorio

AU - Tonnicchia, Simone

AU - Romano, Jean-Michel

AU - Garcia Giron, Antonio

AU - Aguilar-Morales, Alfredo I.

AU - Alamri, Sabri

AU - Dimov, Stefan

AU - Kunze, Tim

AU - Lasagni, Andrés

AU - Bonaccurso, Elmar

PY - 2020/2/4

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N2 - Ice accretion on external aircraft surfaces due to the impact of supercooled water droplets can negatively affect the aerodynamic performance and reduce the operational capability and, therefore, must be prevented. Icephobic coatings capable of reducing the adhesion strength of ice to a surface represent a promising technology to support thermal or mechanical ice protection systems. Icephobicity is similar to hydrophobicity in several aspects and superhydrophobic surfaces embody a straightforward solution to the ice adhesion problem. Short/ultra-short pulsed laser surface treatments have been proposed as a viable technology to generate superhydrophobic properties on metallic surfaces. However, it has not yet been verified whether such surfaces are generally icephobic under representative icing conditions. This study investigates the ice adhesion strength on Ti6Al4V, an alloy commonly used for aerospace components, textured by means of Direct Laser Writing (DLW), Direct Laser Interference Patterning (DLIP) and Laser-Induced Periodic Surface Structures (LIPSS) laser sources with pulse durations ranging from nano- to femtosecond regimes. A clear relation between the spatial period, the surface microstructure depth and the ice adhesion strength under different icing conditions is investigated. From these observations, we could define a set of design rules for superhydrophobic surfaces that are icephobic, too.

AB - Ice accretion on external aircraft surfaces due to the impact of supercooled water droplets can negatively affect the aerodynamic performance and reduce the operational capability and, therefore, must be prevented. Icephobic coatings capable of reducing the adhesion strength of ice to a surface represent a promising technology to support thermal or mechanical ice protection systems. Icephobicity is similar to hydrophobicity in several aspects and superhydrophobic surfaces embody a straightforward solution to the ice adhesion problem. Short/ultra-short pulsed laser surface treatments have been proposed as a viable technology to generate superhydrophobic properties on metallic surfaces. However, it has not yet been verified whether such surfaces are generally icephobic under representative icing conditions. This study investigates the ice adhesion strength on Ti6Al4V, an alloy commonly used for aerospace components, textured by means of Direct Laser Writing (DLW), Direct Laser Interference Patterning (DLIP) and Laser-Induced Periodic Surface Structures (LIPSS) laser sources with pulse durations ranging from nano- to femtosecond regimes. A clear relation between the spatial period, the surface microstructure depth and the ice adhesion strength under different icing conditions is investigated. From these observations, we could define a set of design rules for superhydrophobic surfaces that are icephobic, too.

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JO - Advanced Functional Materials

JF - Advanced Functional Materials

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