Kripa K Varanasi

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Self-similarity of contact line depinning from textured surfaces
    Adam T Paxson
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Nat Commun 4:1492. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Hydrate-phobic surfaces: fundamental studies in clathrate hydrate adhesion reduction
    J David Smith
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Phys Chem Chem Phys 14:6013-20. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Size-dependent thermal oxidation of copper: single-step synthesis of hierarchical nanostructures
    Christopher J Love
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Nanoscale 3:4972-6. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Multimode multidrop serial coalescence effects during condensation on hierarchical superhydrophobic surfaces
    Konrad Rykaczewski
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States
    Langmuir 29:881-91. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Chemical Vapor Deposition: Stable Dropwise Condensation for Enhancing Heat Transfer via the Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition (iCVD) of Grafted Polymer Films (Adv. Mater. 3/2014)
    Adam T Paxson
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, 02139, USA
    Adv Mater 26:349. 2014
  6. ncbi request reprint Relationships between water wettability and ice adhesion
    Adam J Meuler
    Space and Missile Propulsion Division, Air Force Research Laboratory, Edwards Air Force Base, California 93524, USA
    ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 2:3100-10. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Mechanism of frost formation on lubricant-impregnated surfaces
    Konrad Rykaczewski
    Department of Mechanical Engineering and Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States
    Langmuir 29:5230-8. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Ice adhesion on lubricant-impregnated textured surfaces
    Srinivas Bengaluru Subramanyam
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States
    Langmuir 29:13414-8. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Hydrophobicity of rare-earth oxide ceramics
    Gisele Azimi
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Nat Mater 12:315-20. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Enhanced condensation on lubricant-impregnated nanotextured surfaces
    Sushant Anand
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States
    ACS Nano 6:10122-9. 2012

Collaborators

  • Konrad Rykaczewski
  • Xuemei Chen
  • Adam T Paxson
  • J David Smith
  • Adam J Meuler
  • Karen K Gleason
  • José L Yagüe
  • Gisele Azimi
  • Srinivas Bengaluru Subramanyam
  • Rajeev Dhiman
  • Sushant Anand
  • Christopher J Love
  • Gareth H McKinley
  • Robert E Cohen
  • Hyuk Min Kwon
  • Harrison L Bralower
  • Rama Venkatesan
  • Sivakumar Subramanian
  • Yuehua Cui
  • Joseph M Mabry

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc Self-similarity of contact line depinning from textured surfaces
    Adam T Paxson
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Nat Commun 4:1492. 2013
    ..We develop a model to predict adhesion force and experimentally verify the model's broad applicability on both synthetic and natural textured surfaces...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hydrate-phobic surfaces: fundamental studies in clathrate hydrate adhesion reduction
    J David Smith
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Phys Chem Chem Phys 14:6013-20. 2012
    ..These fundamental studies provide a framework for the development of hydrate-phobic surfaces, and could lead to passive enhancement of flow assurance and prevention of blockages in deep-sea oil and gas operations...
  3. ncbi request reprint Size-dependent thermal oxidation of copper: single-step synthesis of hierarchical nanostructures
    Christopher J Love
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Nanoscale 3:4972-6. 2011
    ..The unique tunability of hierarchical features and hollow interior can be used to create new scalable structures for applications in a variety of areas including thermal management and catalysis...
  4. doi request reprint Multimode multidrop serial coalescence effects during condensation on hierarchical superhydrophobic surfaces
    Konrad Rykaczewski
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States
    Langmuir 29:881-91. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Chemical Vapor Deposition: Stable Dropwise Condensation for Enhancing Heat Transfer via the Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition (iCVD) of Grafted Polymer Films (Adv. Mater. 3/2014)
    Adam T Paxson
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, 02139, USA
    Adv Mater 26:349. 2014
    ..Varanasi, Karen K. Gleason and co-workers on page 418. ..
  6. ncbi request reprint Relationships between water wettability and ice adhesion
    Adam J Meuler
    Space and Missile Propulsion Division, Air Force Research Laboratory, Edwards Air Force Base, California 93524, USA
    ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 2:3100-10. 2010
    ..e., the values of [1 + cos θ(rec)] reported here have essentially reached a minimum for known materials)...
  7. doi request reprint Mechanism of frost formation on lubricant-impregnated surfaces
    Konrad Rykaczewski
    Department of Mechanical Engineering and Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States
    Langmuir 29:5230-8. 2013
    ..Thus, further research is necessary to develop liquid-texture pairs that will provide a sustainable frost suppression method...
  8. doi request reprint Ice adhesion on lubricant-impregnated textured surfaces
    Srinivas Bengaluru Subramanyam
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States
    Langmuir 29:13414-8. 2013
    ..Thus, lubricant-impregnated surfaces have to be optimized to outperform state-of-the-art icephobic treatments. ..
  9. doi request reprint Hydrophobicity of rare-earth oxide ceramics
    Gisele Azimi
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Nat Mater 12:315-20. 2013
    ..Rare-earth oxide ceramics should find widespread applicability as robust hydrophobic surfaces...
  10. doi request reprint Enhanced condensation on lubricant-impregnated nanotextured surfaces
    Sushant Anand
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States
    ACS Nano 6:10122-9. 2012
    ..This remarkable mobility produces a continuous sweeping effect that clears the surface for fresh nucleation and results in enhanced condensation...
  11. doi request reprint Stable dropwise condensation for enhancing heat transfer via the initiated chemical vapor deposition (iCVD) of grafted polymer films
    Adam T Paxson
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, 02139, USA
    Adv Mater 26:418-23. 2014
    ..The applicability of the iCVD to complex substrate geometries is demonstrated on a copper condenser coil. ..