~ 3 min

3 examples where adhesion is important

Adhesion plays an important role in daily and industrial processes. Adhesion can be either wanted or unwanted.

~ 2 min

Surface tension of artificial blood for medical face mask evaluation

Surface tension of blood is an important characteristic when protective materials are being evaluated.

> 5 min

Biomaterials vs Tissue Engineering - what is the difference?

Learn about the distinction between the two concepts biomaterials and tissue engineering and how they relate to each other.

< 5 min

Brewster angle microscopy – A powerful tool for thin film visualization

Brewster angle microscopy is a powerful tool for thin film visualization at air-water interface.

< 6 min

Capillary action – how contact angle and surface tension are related?

Capillary action, also called capillary filling or wicking, means the spontaneous flow of liquid to fill small capillaries or pores.

> 5 min

Adsorption of biomolecules to surfaces – how to characterize with QCM-D

Learn more about how QSense QCM-D can be used to characterize biomolecular adsorption dynamics and the amount adsorbed to the surface of interest.

< 3 min

What is Roll-to-Roll Langmuir-Blodgett deposition?

Roll-to-roll LB technology combines the benefits of Langmuir-Blodgett to high throughput and the possibility to use flexible substrates.

> 5 min

Combat viral outbreaks with a surface science approach

Learn more about how Lipid Envelope Antiviral Disruption (LEAD) maybe could be used in the future to address infectious disease such as Zika, Dengue and Hepatitis C.

~ 4 min

Biocompatibility: Biomaterial interaction with the biological surrounding

Cell-biomaterial interactions are affected by the surface properties of the material such as surface chemistry, wettability and surface roughness.

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