QCM-D

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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.

~ 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

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.

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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.

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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

~ 4 min

Analysis of nanoparticle deposition kinetics on to solid surfaces

To avoid potential adverse effects, it is relevant to study how nanoparticles interact with their surroundings. Here we present examples of how nanoparticle interaction with a variety of surfaces can be analyzed.

~ 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.

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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?

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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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