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Surface interactions at Biomaterials and Implants

What makes an implant integrate successfully? The answer lies at the surface interaction processes, and what happens there, short term and long term.

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Contact angle measurements on superhydrophobic surfaces in practice

There are three contact angle measurement methods for superhydrophobic surfaces; static, advancing/receding and roll-off angle.

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How to reveal the soil removal efficiency already during the cleaning test

Soil removal efficiency of a formulation is typically assessed by running a cleaning test followed by an analysis of the result. Here we show how these two steps can be run simultaneously.

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What are the risks and opportunities of Nanotechnology?

Nanomaterials have found their way into ordinary products such as foods, cosmetics, and sportswear. Why did ‘nano’ become so popular? And what risks are involved when getting exposed to these nanoengineered entities?

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How to deposit graphene oxide thin films?

Graphene oxide is hydrophilic and thus dispersible to water. Dispersibility makes the solution-based deposition of graphene oxide possible.

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How to characterize polymer-based systems with QCM-D

Here we present how polymer layer build-up, conformational changes and molecular interaction with polymer layers can be analyzed using QSense QCM-D technology.

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Are you aware of all the surface interaction processes that affect your everyday life?

Many phenomena that we perceive at the macroscale originate in surface interactions at the nanoscale. Research and product development are continuously going on to explore such processes which impact us, and the world we live in.

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What is required for good adhesion?

Good adhesion is generally required whenever a coating is applied to a surface. A clean surface and good wettability are needed for good adhesion.

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8 publications you should read if you are working with formation of supported lipid bilayers

Here we list 8 key publications that you should read if you want to get on top of the key facts and fundamentals of the lipid bilayer formation process.

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