This blog shows that nanoparticle deposition can improve thin film solar cell efficiency.
The ability to take up and release water is central for many materials, such as hydrogels, whose function depend on the ability to hydrate and dehydrate. Hydration and swelling are also central when dealing with hygroscopic materials. QCM-D can be used to characterize such swelling phenomenon.
Describes the instrument features needed for successful high-pressure interfacial tension measurements.
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.
Read about how molecule-surface interaction processes such as adsorption and desorption can be analyzed with QCM-D.
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