~ 5 min

QSense analysis in Chemical Mechanical Planarization

Learn about how QSense® technology can be used to analyze CMP-related processes, such as additive - surface interaction, residue removal, and etching.

~ 4 min

What is surface free energy?

Surface free energy can be considered as the surface tension of a solid. Surface free energy is calculated through the contact angle measurements. By knowing the surface free energy of the solid, one can predict the behavior of any liquid on the surface.

~ 6 min

An approach to stop the next pandemic from an unknown virus

To prepare for the next pandemic, we need to think outside the box. One approach could be broad-spectrum antiviral targeting.

> 5 min

Wilhelmy plate method for contact angle measurement

Wilhelmy plate method can be used to measure contact angle.

~ 11 min

Why it is useful to use multiple overtones in QCM measurements

Read about why it is possible to gain valuable information from a viscoelastic sample by monitoring multiple overtones in QCM measurements.

> 5 min

OWRK method – Owens, Wendt, Rabel and Kaelble model

OWRK is one of the most used surface free energy theories. It divides the interfacial interactions into two parts; polar and dispersive.

> 10 min

How to get published in high-impact journals

Read this interview with a writing coach to get some tips and tricks on how to get published in high-impact scientific journals.

> 3 min

Demulsification of oil-water emulsions

Demulsification is a process where emulsions are broken down, most typically by the addition of chemicals.

~ 7 min

What does the dissipation factor in QCM-D tell us?

The D-factor provides information that is complementary to the frequency response. Read about how it can be understood and what information it reveals.

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