> 6 min

Characterize vesicle-surface interaction with QCM-D

Learn about how QSense QCM-D is used to monitor vesicle inter­action with solid substrates and to characterize surface-adsorbed vesicle layers.

~ 3 min

Hydrophilic surfaces - Applications for hydrophilic surfaces

Hydrophilic surface properties are needed in many different applications ranging from biomedical devices to marine engineering.

< 14 min

Light interaction with matter

Light interaction with matter is an important part of our everyday lives. We talked to Prof. Magnus Jonsson at Linköping University, to learn more.

< 5 min

How to ensure conformal coating quality in printed circuit boards?

One of the main challenges in PCB manufacturing is the adhesion of the conformal coating. Contact angle measurements can be used to predict adhesion.

> 11 min

QCM-D - What information does it offer?

Learn more about what information QCM-D, Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation monitoring technology, offers

< 6 min

Wetting in electronics - How HMDS treatment works?

HMDS is used to render the surface of silicon more hydrophobic and thus to match better with the chemistry of the photoresist.

3 min

What is Dissipation?

In the context of QCM-based instrumentation, 'dissipation' or ‘damping’ are often mentioned. Read about what these concepts mean, and why are they relevant.

> 5 min

Advancing and receding contact angles for full wetting characterization

One should always measure the advancing and the receding contact angle to get the true picture of the surface wettability.

~ 8 min

QCM-D vs QCM-R - what is the difference?

QCM-D and QCM-R both collect information about the energy loss. Read about how these thow methods compare.

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