• Large tuning in the electrowetting behaviour on ferroelectric PVDF-HFP/Teflon AF bilayer

    1 month ago - By Springer

    Abstract
    Electrowetting response on a dielectric depends on its permittivity value, Young contact angle and voltage amplitude. We present a large change in EW contact angle, from 163° to 80°, on the bilayer dielectric made up of ferroelectric PVDF-HFP with a thin layer of fluoropolymer. The thickness values of both layers were separately optimized for high effective capacitance essential for the large EW response. It reveals that the bilayer with ~ 500 nm thick PVDF-HFP layer and ~ 50 nm thin layer of Teflon results in the maximum value of effective dielectric constant, ε ≈ 8. Besides this...
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