~ 4 min

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.

> 3 min

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?

~ 3 min

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.

~ 5 min

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.

> 4 min

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.

< 4 min

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.

< 4 min

10 methods to characterize the chemical composition of nanoparticles

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

< 4 min

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

< 3 min

What analytical methods should you use to characterize your lipid-based systems?

Lipid-based systems such as vesicles, monolayers and bilayers are interesting as model membrane platforms and are used in various research areas. To characterize these systems, it is often necessary to use more than one analysis method. So which analysis methods should you use?

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