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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.

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What is piezoelectricity?

What is piezoelectricity and how does it work? Here we explain the piezoelectric effect and how this remarkable property arises.

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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.

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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. 

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Biomaterials in regenerative medicine – decades of development

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

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