Biomimicry by microfabrication

Superhydrophobic structures or coatings

Left — SEM of lotus leaf surface, Right — SEM of SU8 pillars (TTP).

Adhesives

Left — octopus suckers on a tentacle, Right — PDMS suckers (TTP).

Optical arrays

Left — fly’s eye, Right — micron sized hot embossed plastics (TTP).

Strength

Left — dragonfly wings, Right — silicon and polyimide wings (BAE SYSTEMS).

Drag reduction

Going smaller: biomimetics at the nano scale and beyond

Left — SEM of Gecko feet, Right — artificial nano hairs (Image; Andre Geim)

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