> 2 min

What are superhydrophobic surfaces?

Superhydrophobic surface is defined by having the static water contact angle above 150 ° and contact angle hysteresis less than 5 °.

< 4 min

Biomolecular interactions - how to characterize with QCM-D

Here we present how biomo­lecular interactions can be analyzed using QSense® QCM-D technology and what information QCM-D measurements offer.

> 2 min

Surface free energy measurements in practice

Surface free energy can be calculated through contact angle measurements. Automated instruments are available.

~ 5 min

How are QCM results influenced by the lateral distribution of the measured layer?

Here we explain the reasoning behind the uniformity requirement and describe the consequences if it is not fulfilled.

7 min

Surface Science - can it facilitate a more sustainable energy system?

Striving towards a more sustainable energy system, surface properties, surface interactions and reactions taking place at surfaces, have important roles to play.

< 3 min

Contact angle measurements to evaluate plasma treatment efficiency

Plasma treatment is an often-used process prior to coating, printing or gluing to improve the wettability of the material.

> 4 min

What is Biocompatibility?

In biomaterials literature, one often meets the term biocompatibility. How is biocompatibility defined and what does this property entail?

~ 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

Contact angle measurements on superhydrophobic surfaces in practice

There are three contact angle measurement methods for superhydrophobic surfaces; static, advancing/receding and roll-off angle.

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