~ 11 min

How nanomaterials interact with the environment - Understanding nanoparticle - cell membrane interactions

How do nanomaterials interact with the environment? Current research uses model cell membranes to understand nanoparticle-cell membrane interaction.

< 5 min

Lithium ion battery materials - powering the future

Electric storage to secure the supply of electricity is becoming more important as our energy sources continue to shift from fossil fuels to renewable energies.

< 3 min

Advances in Wettability Analysis for Superhydrophobic Surfaces

The non-wetting surfaces have experienced an enormous boost of interest after the observation of superhydrophobicity and self-cleaning effect in natural lotus leaves.

< 4 min

Complex fluid-fluid system can be characterized with interfacial rheology

Complex fluid-fluid interfaces arise whenever constituents (molecular and colloidal) residing within bulk phases become adsorbed and, in many cases, strongly interact.

> 3 min

Evaluate the influence of surface roughness on wettability

While contact angle goniometry has been around for many years, we have recently developed a way to account for the underlying surface’s micro-scale roughness.

~ 4 min

Wettability analysis for Inkjet Printing

Surface tension of inkjet inks and the wettability of the printing substrate are important factors influencing the final printing quality.

~ 3 min

Why Transformer Oil testing is so important

The oil-water interfacial tension correlates with the purity and functionality of oils that are used in transformers for cooling, insulation and protection against arcing.

~ 3 min

What does QCM-D have in common with a church bell?

How does QCM-D work? Perhaps you know that a QCM-D sensor is made out of quartz, which is a piezoelectric material. But what does that really mean?

~ 2 min

Protein Aggregation in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Proteins are vital for life and perform a wide range of essential biochemical tasks in all living organisms. It is important that the proteins are correctly folded and functional. However, sometimes the control mechanisms fail and accumulated aggregates transform into protein megastructures.

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