Literature on Bionics, Lotus-effect and Salvinia-effect

 

Allen, R. (Ed.) (2010): Bulletproof feathers: How science uses nature's secrets to design cutting-edge technology. - University of Chicago Press, Chicago London [ISBN: 0226014703]

Balmert, A., Bohn, H.F., Ditsche-Kuru, P. & W. Barthlott (2011): Dry Under Water: Comparative Morphology and Functional Aspects of Air-Retaining Insect Surfaces. Journal of Morphology 272(4): 442-451 [doi:10.1002/Jmor.10921]

Barthlott, W. (1990): Scanning electron microscopy of the epidermal surface in plants. In: Claugher, D. (Ed.) Application of the scanning EM in      taxonomy and functional morphology. Systematics Association's Special Volume. Clarendon Press, Oxford, pp. 69-94

Barthlott, W. (1992): Die Selbstreinigungsfähigkeit pflanzlicher Oberflächen durch Epicuticularwachse. In: Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn (Hrsg.) Klima- und Umweltforschung an der Universität Bonn, S. 117-120

Barthlott, W. & N. Ehler (1977): Raster-Elektronenmikroskopie der Epidermis-Oberflächen von Spermatophyten. Trop. subtrop. Pflanzenwelt 19, Akad. Wiss. Lit. Mainz. F. Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart, 105

Barthlott, W. & K. Koch (Eds.) (2011): Biomimetic materials, Thematic Series, Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2 [ doi: 10.3762/bjnano.2.16]

Barthlott, W. & C. Neinhuis (1997): Purity of the sacred lotus, or escape from contamination in biological surfaces. Planta 202: 1-8

Barthlott, W., Riede, K. & M. Wolter (1994): Mimicry and ultrastructural analogy between the semi-aquatic grasshopper Paulinia acuminata (Orthoptera: Pauliniidae) and its foodplant, the water-fern Salvinia auriculata (Filicateae: Salviniaceae). Amazoniana 13(1/2): 47-58

Barthlott, W., Schimmel, T., Wiersch, S., Koch, K., Brede, M., Barczewski, M., Walheim, S., Weis, A., Kaltenmaier, A., Leder, A. & H.F. Bohn (2010): The Salvinia paradox: Superhydrophobic surfaces with hydrophilic pins for air-retention under water. Advanced Materials 22: 1-4 [doi:10.1002/adma.200904411]

Bhushan, B. (2012): Biomimetics, Bioinspired Hierarchical-Structured Surfaces for Green Science and Technology. Springer, Heidelberg New York Dordrecht London [doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-25408-6]

Bayer, H.C.v. (2000): The Lotus Effect. – The Sciences, J. New York Academy of Sciences 40: 12-15

Cerman, Z., Barthlott, W. &  J. Nieder. (2011): Erfindungen der Natur: Bionik - Was wir von Pflanzen und Tieren lernen können. Rowohlt Taschenbuch Verlag, Reinbek [ISBN: 9783499620249]

Ditsche-Kuru, P., Schneider, E.S., Melskotte, J.-E., Brede, M., Leder & W. Barthlott (2011): Superhydrophobic surfaces of the water bug Notonecta glauca: a model for friction reduction and air retention. Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2: 137-144 [doi:10.3762/bjnano.2.17]

Ensikat, H.-J., Ditsche-Kuru, P., Neinhuis, C. & W. Barthlott (2011): Superhydrophobicity in perfection: the outstanding properties of the lotus leaf. Beilstein J.      Nanotechnol. 2: 152-161 [doi:10.3762/bjnano.2.19]

Forbes, P. (2005): The Gecko´s Foot. Bio-inspiration: Engineered from nature. – Fourth Estate, London [ISBN: 0007179901]

Gorb, S.N. (Ed.) (2009): Functional Surfaces in Biology. - Springer, Dordrecht Heidelberg New York London [doi: 10.1007/978-1-4020-6697-9]

Koch, K. & W. Barthlott (2009): Superhydrophobic and superhydrophilic plant surfaces: an inspiration for biomimetic materials. Review Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 367:1487-1509 [doi:10.1098/rsta.2009.0022]

Koch, K., Bhushan, B., & W. Barthlott (2010): Functional plant surfaces, smart materials. In: B. Bhushan (Ed.) Handbook of Nanotechnology, 3rd Ed. Springer, Heidelberg London New York, p. 1961, pp. 1399-1436 [doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-02525-9]

Koch, K., Bhushan, B. & W. Barthlott (2009): Multifunctional surface structures of plants: An inspiration for biomimetics. Progress in Materials Science 54:137-178 [doi:10.1016/j.pmatsci.2008.07.003]

Koch, K., Blecher, I., König, G., Kehraus, S. & W. Barthlott (2009): The superhydrophilic and superoleophilic leaf surface of Ruellia devosiana (Acanthaceae): a biological model for spreading of water and oil on surfaces. Functional Plant Biology 36: 330-350 [doi: 10.1071/FP08295]

Nachtigal, W. (2002): Bionik: Grundlagen und Beispiele für Ingenieure und Naturwissenschaftler. - Springer, Heidelberg [ISBN: 9783540436607]

Nachtigal, W. (2008): Bionik: Lernen von der Natur.- C.H.Beck, München [ISBN: 9783406536366]

Neinhuis, C. & W. Barthlott (1997): Characterization and distribution of water-repellent, self-cleaning plant surfaces. Annals of Botany 79: 667-677 [doi: 10.1006/anbo.1997.0400]

Nosonovsky, M. & P.K. Rohatgi(2012): Biomimetics in Materials Science: Self-Healing, Self-Lubricating, and Self-Cleaning Materials. - Springer, New York Dodrecht Heidelberg London [doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-0926-7]

Radziewsky, E.v. (2003): Wilhelm Barthlott – der Professor mit der Lotusblume. In E. v. Radziewsky, Die Sache mit dem grünen Daumen - eine Zeitreise durch die Geschichte der Botanik. Rowohlt Taschenbuch Verlag, Hamburg [ISBN: 978-3499211928]

Schmitz, A., Löffler, E., Kreiß, E. & H. Bleckmann (Koordination) (2007): Bionik – Erfinderwerkstatt Natur. Duden Paetec, Berlin           

Wagner, T., Neinhuis, C. & W. Barthlott (1996): Wettability and contaminability of insect wings as a function of their surface sculptures.                   Acta Zoologica 77(3): 213-225 [doi: 10.1111/j.1463-6395.1996.tb01265.x]

Yan, Y.Y., Gao, N. & W. Barthlott (2011): Mimicking natural superhydrophobic surfaces and grasping the wetting process: A review on recent progress in preparing superhydrophobic surfaces. Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, 26 [doi:10.1016/j.cis.2011.08.005]