Surface science

~ 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

What are the risks and opportunities of Nanotechnology?

Nanomaterials have found their way into ordinary products such as foods, cosmetics, and sportswear. Why did ‘nano’ become so popular? And what risks are involved when getting exposed to these nanoengineered entities?

~ 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.

> 4 min

Do you know the science behind the FIFA World Cup football?

The official World Cup ball 2018 is called Telstar 18, inspired by the original Telstar that was made for 1970 games. It resembles the one used in 1970 by the appearance but that's where the similarities end. Have you ever thought how much science is put behind to develop the perfect soccer ball?

23 min

Surface Science - from static to dynamic surface systems

The paradigm shift from the study of static surface systems to the exploration of dynamic ones resulted in the field of gas-surface dynamics. The area includes concepts such as scattering, potential energy surfaces(PESs), energy exchange, surface corrugation, and charge transfer.

~ 15 min

Surface Science – How it all began, from an experimental perspective

Surface science affects and contributes to areas: IT, materials and interface science, biomaterials, biotechnology, medicine, nanotechnology and cleantech.

~ 4 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.

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