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Publications

Below gives a selected list of the publications from Professor Glen McHale, Dr Mike Newton, Dr Neil Shirtcliffe and colleagues in Northumbria University and Nottingham Trent University. Postprints of some papers are available by clicking on the links provided. Users who are registered with the American Chemical Society (ACS registration is free) can click on the "Via ACS Server" links and logon to obtain a free copy of the article.

Complete list | Superhydrophobicity & Superspreading | Lichens, Plastrons & Soil | Interfacial Slip & Drag Reduction | Liquid Marbles, EWOD & DEP | Wetting & Spreading | Surface Acoustic Waves | Quartz Crystal Microbalances | Selected Others

C.V. Brown, G. McHale and N. Sampara,
Voltage induced superspreading,
Nature Communications 4 (2013) art. 1605. View abstract
(For copy contact glen.mchale@northumbria.ac.uk)

N.J. Shirtcliffe, G. McHale and M.I. Newton,
Wet adhesion and adhesive locomotion of snails on anti-adhesive non-wetting surfaces,
PLOS One 7 (5) (2012) e36983. View open access version

M. Whitley, M. I. Newton, G. McHale and N. J. Shirtcliffe,
The self assembly of superhydrophobic copper thiolate films on copper in thiol solutions,
Z. Phys. Chemie. 226 (3) (2012) 187-200. View postprint pdf

R.H. Morris, S. Atherton, N.J. Shirtcliffe, G. McHale, T. Dias and M.I. Newton,
Hydrophobic smart material for water transport and collection,
Smart Design, Springer-Verlag (2012) 49-55 (ed. P. Breedon). View abstract

N.J. Shirtcliffe, G. McHale and M.I. Newton,
The superhydrophobicity of polymer surfaces; Recent developments,
J. Polymer Sci. B: Polymer Phys. 49 (17) (2011) 1203-1217.View postprint pdf
(Invited review article and front cover image)

G. McHale, M.I. Newton, N.J. Shirtcliffe and N.R. Geraldi,
Capillary Origami: Superhydrophobic ribbon surfaces and liquid marbles,
Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. (Invited article) 2 (2011) 145-151. View open access

N.J. Shirtcliffe, G. McHale, S. Atherton and M.I. Newton,
An introduction to superhydrophobicity,
Adv. Colloid. Interface Sci. (Invited article) 161 (1-2) (2010) 124-138. View postprint pdf

G. McHale, M. I. Newton and N.J. Shirtcliffe,
Immersed superhydrophobic surfaces: Gas exchange, slip and drag reduction properties,
Soft Matter (Invited Highlight article) 6 (4) (2010) 714-719. View postprint pdf

N.J. Shirtcliffe, G. McHale and M.I. Newton,
Learning from superhydrophobic plants: The use of hydrophilic areas on superhydrophobic surfaces for droplet control,
Langmuir (Invited article and front cover image) 25 (24) (2009) 14121-14128. Via ACS server
(part of the "Langmuir 25th Year: Wetting and superhydrophobicity" special issue)

G. McHale, M.I. Newton and N.J Shirtcliffe,
Dynamic wetting and spreading and the role of topography,
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter (Invited article) 21 (46) (2009) art. 464122. View postprint pdf

N. J. Shirtcliffe, G. McHale, M.I. Newton and Y. Zhang,
Superhydrophobic copper tubes with possible flow enhancement and drag reduction,
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 1 (6) (2009) 1316-1323. Via ACS server

J. Bachmann and G. McHale,
Superhydrophobic surfaces: A model approach to predict contact angle and surface energy of soil particles,
Eur. J. Soil Sci. 60 (3) (2009) 420-430. View postprint pdf

G. McHale, S. J. Elliott, M. I. Newton and N. J. Shirtcliffe,
Superhydrophobicity: Localized parameters and gradient surfaces,
in Mittal, K.L., ed, 'Contact Angle, Wettability and Adhesion', Koninklijke Brill NV, Vol. 6, 219-233 (2009). View postprint pdf
(also see the Book abstract)

G. McHale, N.J. Shirtcliffe, C.R. Evans and M.I. Newton,
Terminal velocity and drag reduction measurements on superhydrophobic spheres,
Appl. Phys. Lett. 94 (6) (2009) art. 064104. View postprint pdf

N.J. Shirtcliffe, Y. Koc, A.J. de Mello, G. McHale, M.I. Newton and P. Roach,
Nano-scale superhydrophobicity: Suppression of protein adsorption and promotion of flow-induced detachment,
Lab-on-a-Chip 8 (4) (2008) 582-586. View postprint pdf

P. Roach, N.J. Shirtcliffe and M.I. Newton,
Progress in superhydrophobic surface development,
Soft Matter 4 (2) (2008) 224-240. View postprint pdf

G. McHale,
Liquids shape up nicely,
Nature Materials (Invited 'New & Views' item). 6 (9) (2007) 627-628. View postprint pdf

P. Roach, G. McHale, C.R. Evans, N.J. Shirtcliffe and M.I. Newton,
Decoupling of the liquid response of a superhydrophobic quartz crystal microbalance,
Langmuir 23 (19) (2007) 9823-9830. Via ACS server

G. McHale, N.J. Shirtcliffe, M.I. Newton and F.B. Pyatt,
Implications of ideas on super-hydrophobicity for water repellent soil,
Hydrol. Proc. 21 (17) (2007) 2229-2238. View postprint pdf

G. McHale,
Cassie and Wenzel: Were they really so wrong?,
Langmuir 23 (15) (2007) 8200-8205. Via ACS server

N.J. Shirtcliffe, G. McHale, M.I. Newton, C.C. Perry, P. Roach,
Superhydrophobic to superhydrophilic transitions of sol-gel films for temperature, alcohol or surfactant measurement,
Maters. Chem. & Phys. 103 (1) (2007) 112-117. View abstract

G. McHale, D.L. Herbertson, S.J. Elliott, N.J. Shirtcliffe and M. I. Newton,
Electrowetting of non-wetting liquids and liquid marbles,
Langmuir 23 (2) (2007) 918-924. Via ACS server

N.J. Shirtcliffe, F.B. Pyatt, M.I. Newton and G. McHale,
A lichen protected by a superhydrophobic and breathable structure,
J. Plant Physiol. 163 (11) (2006) 1193-1197. View postprint pdf

N.J. Shirtcliffe, G. McHale, M.I. Newton, C.C. Perry and F. B. Pyatt,
Plastron properties of a super-hydrophobic surface,
Appl. Phys. Lett. 89 (10) (2006) Art 104106. View postprint pdf

D.L. Herbertson, C.R. Evans, N.J. Shirtcliffe, G. McHale and M.I. Newton,
Electrowetting on superhydrophobic SU-8 patterned surfaces,
Sens. Act. A. 130 (SI) (2006) 189-193. View postprint pdf

G. McHale, S. Aqil, N.J. Shirtcliffe, M.I. Newton and H.Y. Erbil,
Analysis of droplet evaporation on a super-hydrophobic surface,
Langmuir 21 (24) (2005) 11053-11060. Via ACS server

C.R. Evans, G. McHale, N.J. Shirtcliffe, S. M. Stanley and M.I.Newton,
The effect of superhydrophobic SU8 patterned surfaces on the response of the quartz crystal microbalance,
Sens. Act. A 123-124 (2005) 73-76. View postprint pdf

G. McHale, M.I. Newton and N.J. Shirtcliffe,
Water repellent soil and its relationship to texture and hydrophobicity,
Eur. J. Soil Sci. 56 (4) (2005) 445-452. View postprint pdf

N.J. Shirtcliffe, G. McHale, M.I. Newton, C.C. Perry and P. Roach,
Porous materials show superhydrophobic to superhydrophilic switching,
Chem. Comm. 25 (2005) 3135-3137. View postprint pdf
(See also Nature Highlight/News "Quick change for super sponge". Published on-line 20/7/05. Front cover image).

N. J. Shirtcliffe, G. McHale, M. I. Newton, G. Chabrol and C. C. Perry,
Wetting and wetting transitions on copper-based super-hydrophobic surfaces,
Langmuir 21 (3) (2005) 937-943. Via ACS server

G. McHale, N. J. Shirtcliffe, S. Aqil, C. C. Perry and M. I. Newton,
Topography driven spreading,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 93 (3) (2004) article 036102. View postprint pdf

N. J. Shirtcliffe, G. McHale, M. I. Newton, G. Chabrol and C. C. Perry,
Dual-scale roughness produces unusually water repellent surfaces,
Adv. Maters. 16 (21) (2004) 1929-1932. View postprint pdf

N. J. Shirtcliffe, S. Aqil, C. Evans, G. McHale, M. I. Newton, C. C. Perry, P. Roach,
The use of high aspect ratio photoresist (SU8) for super-hydrophobic pattern prototypes,
J. Micromech. Microeng. 14 (10) (2004) 1384-1389. View postprint pdf

G. McHale, N. J. Shirtcliffe and M. I. Newton,
Contact angle hysteresis on super-hydrophobic surfaces,
Langmuir 20 (23) (2004) 10146-10149. Via ACS server

G. McHale, M.I. Newton and N.J. Shirtcliffe,
Super-hydrophobic and super-wetting surfaces: Analytical potential?,
Analyst (invited article) 129 (4) (2004) 284-287. View postprint pdf

N.J. Shirtcliffe, G. McHale, C.C. Perry and M.I. Newton,
Intrinsically super hydrophobic organo-silica sol-gel foams,
Langmuir 19 (14) (2003) 5626-5631. Via ACS server

G. McHale and M.I. Newton,
Frenkel's method and the dynamic wetting of planar heterogeneous surfaces,
Colloids and Surfaces A206 (103) (SI) (2002) 193-201. View abstract