~ 2 min

How to optimize the reproducibility of your QCM-D data

QCM-D is designed to detect minute variations in frequency, f, and dissipation, D. Here we have compiled a checklist that will help you optimize the reproducibility of your QCM-D measurements by minimizing unintentional changes of the recorded parameters.

< 6 min

Enhanced oil recovery: How to measure the wettability of carbonate reservoir core?

Most commonly used methods to study reservoir wettability are Amott-Harvey, USBM, and sessile drop contact angle.

< 5 min

How is the protein-surface interaction influenced by the presence of surfactant?

Studying protein interaction with various surface materials and at different solution conditions, the conditions that minimize adsorption can be identified. Here we show you one way to do this assessment.

> 2 min

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.

> 4 min

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.

> 2 min

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.

~ 3 min

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?

< 3 min

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.

> 4 min

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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