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Optimize the level of additives in coating formulation with surface tension measurements

A basic requirement of any coating is that it should form a uniform, defect-free surface. Surface and interfacial tensions play a key role in that.

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Analysis of nanoparticle deposition kinetics on to solid surfaces

To avoid potential adverse effects, it is relevant to study how nanoparticles interact with their surroundings. Here we present examples of how nanoparticle interaction with a variety of surfaces can be analyzed.

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How to measure contact angle hysteresis and roll-off angle by tilting method?

Contact angle hysteresis is often measured with so-called tilting cradle or plate method. The measurement can be done either manually or automatically.

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How to optimize the reproducibility of your QCM-D data

QCM-D is designed to detect minute variations in frequency, f, and dissipation, D. Here we have compiled a checklist that will help you optimize the reproducibility of your QCM-D measurements by minimizing unintentional changes of the recorded parameters.

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Enhanced oil recovery: How to measure the wettability of carbonate reservoir core?

Most commonly used methods to study reservoir wettability are Amott-Harvey, USBM, and sessile drop contact angle.

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How is the protein-surface interaction influenced by the presence of surfactant?

Studying protein interaction with various surface materials and at different solution conditions, the conditions that minimize adsorption can be identified. Here we show you one way to do this assessment.

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Automated dynamic contact angle measurement with the needle method

Dynamic contact angle measurements with the needle method has been automated for reliable and repeatable results.

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Three benefits of using a combined QCM-D and ellipsometry setup

Working in a surface science lab, you surround yourself with analysis equipment that you need to progress in your work. The benefits of running combination measurements could be three-fold.

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How to alter wettability in carbonate reservoir?

Carbonate reservoirs are characterized as intermediate to oil- wet. Altering the wettability of the carbonates has been proposed as one of the main mechanisms for enhanced oil recovery.

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