Contact Angle

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Contact angle measurements on small areas

Picoliter dispenser can be used to facilitate contact angle measurements on small areas.

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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.

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Contact angle measurements in electronics

Contact angle measurements can be used in electronic manufacturing to check the surface properties of the substrate prior to the next process step.

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7 ways to measure contact angle

Due to a wide range of applications, the measurement of wettability, i.e., the contact angle measurement can be done with several different methods.

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What is a sessile drop method?

The word sessile comes from the Latin word sessilis which could be translated as sitting. Sessile droplets can thus be considered as sitting droplet

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Water contact angle measurements for surface treatment quality control

Quality control is needed to detect any possible problems early on and contract angle measurement provides an excellent tool for that. 

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Theta Flow - Premium user-independency for demanding surface research and quality control

Theta Flow is the new Attension premium optical tensiometer.

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Wilhelmy plate method for contact angle measurement

Wilhelmy plate method can be used to measure contact angle.

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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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