• Wang, Ying "fabrication of triboelectric nanogenerator with textured surface and its electric output performance" Acta Physica Sinica (2016), 65, 060201. (tulane.edu)
  • Inspired by natural designs, researchers have developed an innovative way to make a surface superhydrophobic to benefit the biomedical field. (futurity.org)
  • These superhydrophobic coatings have wide-spread applications, not only in developing self-cleaning surfaces in nanoelectronics devices, but also for biomedical applications. (futurity.org)
  • Basically, we wanted to know if changing the physical characteristics on the surface of a semiconductor could make it easier for an implant to be integrated into neural tissue - or soft tissue generally. (innovations-report.com)
  • A small percentage of transition metal constituents (Fe and Ni) in a mostly aluminum alloy showed high catalytic activity, with no toxic by-products and no change in surface characteristics. (unt.edu)
  • PC12 cells are cultured on as-grown planar, unidirectionally polished, etched nanoporous, and nanowire GaN surfaces with and without a physisorbed peptide sequence that promotes cell adhesion. (innovations-report.com)
  • We are interested in the fundamental surface processes that underlie phenomena such as catalysis, corrosion and adhesion. (cardiff.ac.uk)
  • Likewise, SEM analysis also suggested lower bacterial adhesion on the NTs surface. (hindawi.com)
  • Another important strategy for inhibiting the bacterial adhesion and development of biofilm is by means of modifying the material surface properties. (hindawi.com)
  • The fluoropolymers had significantly lower monocyte adhesion compared to the MEC, but adhesion could be improved with fibronectin (FN) pre-coating.Monocytes seeded on the different polymer surfaces were activated to varying degrees, determined by measuring inflammatory cytokine release. (washington.edu)
  • It details laser surface modification techniques for a wide range of industrially relevant materials (plastics, metals, ceramics, composites) with the aim to improve and enhance their adhesion to other materials. (wiley.com)
  • Pesika, Noshir S. "Enhanced Adhesion of Mosquitoes to Rough Surfaces" ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 2017, 9, 24373-24380. (tulane.edu)
  • Tian, Yu* "Controllable Anisotropic Dry Adhesion in Vacuum: Gecko Inspired Wedged Surface Fabricated with Ultraprecision Diamond Cutting" Advanced Functional Materials (2017) DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201606576. (tulane.edu)
  • When designing the substrates that would accentuate these differences, we prepared surfaces carrying cell adhesive biological cues arranged in specific patterns. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • A unique aspect of this research program is the melding of cross-disciplinary skills in surface science, physical chemistry, microfluidic device engineering, optics, and biological and medical sciences. (rochester.edu)
  • Many researchers have sought to develop various surface treatment of Ti implant in order to create an excellent chemical and biological reactivity to the surface of Ti [ 3 - 6 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Materials varied in porosity, but not surface chemistry. (washington.edu)
  • There was a direct correlation between EC activation and material-induced macrophage cytokine production.These results support the hypothesis that macrophage activation can be influenced by surface properties, such as surface chemistry, porosity or fibril length, and ECM coatings. (washington.edu)
  • The pore diameter, porosity (surface area and internal void volume), bioerosion, and interferometric optical properties can be tailored over a wide range to suit the application. (rochester.edu)
  • CaP thin films have been produced by Radio-Frequency (RF) magnetron sputter deposition and a sputtered Titanium (Ti) interlayer was used to create substrates with nanoscale surface features. (environmental-expert.com)
  • With the aim of obtaining stable antibody immobilization on the poly(methyl methacrylate), PMMA channel surface, PMMA substrates were activated with O2 plasma treatment to introduce surface polar groups on it. (ntu.edu.sg)
  • This laboratory investigates the fundamental optical, morphological, and surface chemical properties of bioengineered nanoporous silicon (PSi) in developing a platform of Smart Bandage technologies targeting biosensors for point of care diagnosis of cutaneous disease, transdermal drug delivery, and tissue engineering for wound healing. (rochester.edu)
  • 2014. Surface state modulation through wet chemical treatment as a route to controlling the electrical properties of ZnO nanowire arrays investigated with XPS . (cardiff.ac.uk)
  • Polymer Chemistry welcomes new Associate Editor Hong Chen and new Advisory Board members! (rsc.org)
  • An experienced editor, Hong was previously a member of the Polymer Chemistry Advisory Board. (rsc.org)
  • She has made a significant contribution to the field and to the journal, and we are very excited to have her take a leading role in the Polymer Chemistry team! (rsc.org)
  • As a Polymer Chemistry Associate Editor, Hong will be handling submissions to the journal. (rsc.org)
  • The full Polymer Chemistry team can be found on our website . (rsc.org)
  • We assessed the effect of SBF ion concentration and soaking time on the surface properties of apatite coatings. (uwo.ca)
  • In conclusion, HA coatings can be prepared with different topographies, which regulate responses of osteoblasts and osteoclasts. (uwo.ca)
  • Examples of such materials include biomimetic directional adhesives, anisotropic catalysts with enhanced catalytic activity, novel oil dispersant formulations which prevent oil from adhering to marine surfaces, and ultra-low friction surfaces and lubricants formulations. (tulane.edu)
  • We developed a novel method to synthesize hydroxyapatite (HA) particles with high aspect ratio using sol-gel chemistry and hydrothermal treatment. (uwo.ca)
  • Called a superhydrophobic surface, this trait allows leaves to cleanse themselves from dust particles. (futurity.org)
  • i.e., materials that have been judiciously designed (through surface chemistry or topography) to perform a function when stimulated externally or offer enhanced properties based on their design. (tulane.edu)
  • To enhance the catalytic properties, high energy mechanical milling was performed to increase the surface area and defect density. (unt.edu)
  • This algorithm uses a sphere (of solvent) of a particular radius to 'probe' the surface of the molecule. (wikipedia.org)
  • Iron-based bulk metallic glass (BMG) of composition Fe48Cr15Mo14Y2C15B6 was used because of its low cost and ability to make large surface area by high energy ball milling. (unt.edu)
  • The accessible surface area (ASA) or solvent-accessible surface area (SASA) is the surface area of a biomolecule that is accessible to a solvent. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Shrake-Rupley algorithm is a numerical method that draws a mesh of points equidistant from each atom of the molecule and uses the number of these points that are solvent accessible to determine the surface area. (wikipedia.org)
  • The number of points accessible is multiplied by the portion of surface area each point represents to calculate the ASA. (wikipedia.org)
  • Accessible surface area is often used when calculating the transfer free energy required to move a biomolecule from aqueous solvent to a non-polar solvent such as a lipid environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is recently suggested that (predicted) accessible surface area can be used to improve prediction of protein secondary structure. (wikipedia.org)
  • Solvent accessible surface area and excluded volume in proteins. (wikipedia.org)
  • The main objective of this study is to present the importance of considering the brake pad surface topography on predicting noise and vibration of braking system through finite element method (FEM). (environmental-expert.com)
  • Borate was found to affect the onset of hydrogen evolution and was examined for absorption onto the electrode surface. (unt.edu)