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dc.contributor.authorNoyan, Mehmet A.
dc.contributor.authorGuilhot, Denis
dc.contributor.authorPruneri, Valerio
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Institut de Ciències Fotòniques
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-02T10:21:13Z
dc.date.available2017-05-02T10:21:13Z
dc.date.issued2016-10-26
dc.identifier.citationNoyan, M. A.; Guilhot, D.; Pruneri, V. Functionalized Transparent Surfaces with Enhanced Self-Cleaning against Ink Aerosol Contamination. "Advanced Materials Technologies", 26 Octubre 2016, vol. 2, núm. 1.
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2117/103886
dc.description.abstractDuring operation of a standard commercial inkjet printer, suspended ink particles form an ink aerosol inside the printing chamber that can cause serious malfunctions, including contamination of the transparent window of the printhead position calibration optical sensors. In this work, transparent conducting film (TCF) and surface functionalization through self-assembled monolayer (SAM) are proposed and investigated to repel ink aerosol deposition on a transparent surface and to reduce its adverse effects. The results show that the combination of the Joule heating effect induced by applying an electrical current to the TCF and hydrophobic property of the SAM reduces transmittance loss from an average of 10% to less than 1.5%. Correspondingly, the area of the surface covered by ink decreases from 45.62% ± 6.15% to 1.71% ± 0.25%. The preliminary results are obtained with glass substrates and subsequently extended to the plastic window of a commercial inkjet printer calibration sensor, thus demonstrating the potential of the proposed approach to reduce aerosol contamination in real applications.
dc.format.extent6 p.
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherWiley
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Spain
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Física
dc.subject.lcshPollution
dc.subject.otheraerosol
dc.titleFunctionalized Transparent Surfaces with Enhanced Self-Cleaning against Ink Aerosol Contamination
dc.typeArticle
dc.subject.lemacContaminació
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer Reviewed
dc.relation.publisherversionhttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/admt.201600113/full
dc.rights.accessOpen Access
dc.description.versionPostprint (author's final draft)
dc.relation.projectidinfo:eu-repo/grantAgreement/ES/1PE/TEC2013-46168-R
local.citation.publicationNameAdvanced Materials Technologies
local.citation.volume2
local.citation.number1
local.citation.startingPage1600113


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