~ 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.

< 3 min

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.

> 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.

~ 2 min

Nanoparticle coating techniques: Comparison of spin coating and Langmuir-Blodgett deposition

Spin coating is one of the most used thin-film coating technique and for this reason, any new technique is typically compared to it.

~ 3 min

Analysis of protein adsorption to a silicone oil/water interface

Here we present a summary of how protein adsorption to a silicone oil/water interface was analyzed in the presence and absence of surfactant.

~ 3 min

What is adhesion?

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

~ 3 min

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.

> 3 min

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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