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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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How does QCM-D compare to other QCM:s?

Surveying the market of QCM:s, one will come across a vast range of different QCM versions, and they all seem to provide similar information. What are the differences, and does it matter which one I use?

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Graphene oxide for biosensors

Biosensing is a crucial part of human well-being as early detection of diseases requires highly sensitive and selective methods. New materials, such as graphene oxide, are evaluated for improved biosensor performance.

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How does QCM-technology work?

The quartz crystal microbalance, QCM, has been around since the 60’ where it has been used for monitoring of thin-film deposition and characterization of thin films. So how does this technology work?

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3 examples of how to utilize high pressure tensiometer

Different enhanced oil recovery methods are used to alter the wettability of the reservoir rock. To study the wettability alteration at the reservoir conditions, an instrument where the measurements can be done at high pressures and temperatures are needed.

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How Nouryon ranks detergent performance when the traditional tools fail

When, Nouryon (former AkzoNobel speciality chemicals), launched a new surfactant with a good dermatological profile, they wanted to prove superior performance vs competitive benchmarks. As the current test methods were not sensitive enough, they turned to an analysis using QSense cleaning profile.

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How to study the wettability of the contact lens?

Contact lens should support a continuous tear film for optimum visual clarity. It should also resist the sorption of tear components as deposition can lead to decreased visual clarity and discomfort. Wettability of the surface affects both the tear film as well as biocompatibility of the lens.

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