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1. (WO2017040912) OLEOPHOBIC COATINGS ON AMORPHOUS CARBON COATED SURFACES OF AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/040912    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/050084
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Sep 03 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: C03C 17/34
Applicants: APPLE INC.
Inventors: ROGERS, Matthew S.
KIM, Soyoung
Title: OLEOPHOBIC COATINGS ON AMORPHOUS CARBON COATED SURFACES OF AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE
Abstract:
An article includes an optically transparent substrate, an amorphous carbon layer formed on at least a portion of the optically transparent substrate, and an oleophobic layer attached to the optically transparent substrate by the amorphous carbon layer. The oleophobic coating, where present, may be attached to the substrate through the amorphous carbon layer. The article may be used as a cover for an electronic device.