~ 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.

> 3 min

How emulsions form and break?

Emulsions are dispersed systems of two immiscible liquids such as oil and water. Interfacial rheology measurements predict emulsion stability.

< 5 min

What is the Sauerbrey equation?

Learn more about the Sauerbrey equation and when it should be used.

> 3 min

Evaluation of emulsion stability by interfacial rheology measurements

Interfacial rheology studies the flow properties of the interfacial layer that is formed between two immiscible fluids, such as oil and water.

> 10 min

Soil removal - how does it work?

Read about the different components in cleaning products and how they work on a molecular level.

< 3 min

Urinary catheters – hydrophilic coatings for better lubricity

The good lubricity is needed as the poorly lubricated catheters can cause trauma as a result of high frictional forces between the biomaterial and tissue.

4 min

What is QCM-D?

Learn about QCM-D, Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation monitoring - an analytical tool for surface interaction studies at the nano-scale.

> 3 min

Plasma treatment and hydrophobic recovery of polymers

Plasma treatment is able to increase the wettability of most polymers. Hydrophobic recovery is often encountered which causes wettability to decrease. 

< 9 min

Biomaterials in regenerative medicine – decades of development

Learn about the past and future development of biomaterials in regenerative medicine.

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