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The sensitivity distribution at the QCM crystal surface

Read about the QCM mass sensitivity distribution, what it looks like and how it affects the quantification of the data.

6 min

QCM vs QCM-D - what is the difference?

Compared to QCM, QCM-D measures an additional parameter, and provides more information about the system under study.

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.

~ 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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The QCM fundamental frequency – how it matters in measurements

Read about how and why the QCM fundamental frequency matters in measurements

~ 6 min

QCM specifications – how to assess and compare

Learn how to assess a QCM-specification and how to compare performance and data quality between different instruments

~ 3 min

Why is the resonance frequency of a QCM sensor 5MHz?

The fundamental resonance frequency of QCM-sensors is often 5MHz. Learn about the theory behind the number.

~ 11 min

Why it is useful to use multiple overtones in QCM measurements

Read about why it is possible to gain valuable information from a viscoelastic sample by monitoring multiple overtones in QCM measurements.

~ 7 min

What does the dissipation factor in QCM-D tell us?

The D-factor provides information that is complementary to the frequency response. Read about how it can be understood and what information it reveals.

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