author = "Ramos, Sandra Cristina and Vasconcelos, G. and Antunes, Erica 
                         Freire and Lobo, A. O. and Corat, Evaldo Jos{\'e} and 
                         Trava-Airoldi, Vladimir Jesus",
          affiliation = "{Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE)} and Instituto 
                         de Estudos Avan{\c{c}}ados/IEAV, Centro T{\'e}cnico 
                         Aeroespacial/CTA and {Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais 
                         (INPE)} and {Instituto Tecnol{\'o}gico de Aeron{\'a}utica/CTA} 
                         and {Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE)} and 
                         {Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE)}",
                title = "Control over the wettability of vertically-aligned multi-wall 
                         carbon nanotubes films in a large range from hydrophilicity to 
                 year = "2009",
         organization = "International Conference on Advanced Materials.",
             abstract = "Modification of vertically-aligned multi-walled carbon nanotubes 
                         (VACNT) films were carried out with oxygen pulsed DC plasma and 
                         CO2 laser treatments to control of superficial polarity. The 
                         effect of each treatment on wettability of VACNT films were 
                         evaluated in terms of dispersive and polar energy contributions. 
                         Measurements of the contact angle (CA) between liquids with 
                         different polarities (glycol, glycerol, and water) and modified 
                         VACNTs surfaces were carried out by the sessile drop method. The 
                         oxygen plasma conferred hydrophilicity to VACNT surfaces, whilst 
                         the CO2 laser superhydrofobicity, when water was used.",
  conference-location = "Rio de Janeiro, RJ",
      conference-year = "20-25 Sept.",
           targetfile = "C536.pdf",
        urlaccessdate = "27 jan. 2021"