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What is adhesion?

Adhesion is the attraction between two dissimilar phases. It is commonly divided into mechanical interlocking and physical and chemical bonding.

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Time-resolved analysis of surfactant-surface interaction

Surfactants are key components in many products and processes where the surfactant-surface interaction dynamic could be critical. Here we show how the surfactant interaction with surfaces can be analyzed in a time-resolved manner at the nanoscale.

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Enhanced oil recovery - Smart water flooding

Using so-called smart water flooding has increased interest in both sandstone and carbonate reservoirs due to its low cost and minimum impact on the environment.

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What is the QCM sensitivity?

Here we sort out the difference between the theoretical QCM sensitivity and the actual one, and help you assess what the sensitivity in the measurement situation will be.

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10 methods to characterize the chemical composition of nanoparticles

Here we list 10 methods that can be used to characterize the nanoparticle chemical composition.

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Should I use SPR or QCM-D?

At first glance, SPR and QCM-D are quite similar. Here we sort out the key differences between them and list examples of when to use which method

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Evaluation of functional coatings

More and more research interest is being put on functional coatings. New measurement techniques are required to evaluate them.

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How to assess detergent etching performance in one hour

The traditional way of assessing etching properties can be time-consuming. But there are faster ways. Here we present a method that will help you assess the etching effects in one single wash cycle and in less than an hour.

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Wettability determines the adhesion of coatings

Coatings are typically evaluated by methods such as laboratory drawdown. Contact angle measurement can provide a more quantitative approach.

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