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Empowering Scientists to Solve Our Greatest Challenges

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Custom solutions for research, product development and manufacturing

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Design sensors, biosensors, electrodes and microfluidic templates

Metal Coatings

Deposition of thin films of gold, platinum, silver, aluminum, copper and more.

Surface Patterning

Fabricate devices via photolithography, wet etching and lift-off.


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Creating innovative surface science-based solutions that drive human progress

Custom Solutions by Platypus Technologies

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The Latest From Platypus Technologies

Why Use Platinum Thin Film Technology for Fuel Cells?

Fuel cells represent a groundbreaking stride in the world of power generators. Yet, the science behind how fuel cells work and the mechanisms driving their efficiency are continuously evolving. Among the advancements, platinum thin film technology stands out as a game-changer. Platinum, already renowned for its catalytic prowess, takes on an enhanced role when incorporated as a thin film in fuel cells. 

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Top 5 Reasons Cell Assay Fail

In the dynamic realm of biological research, cell assays are critical tools to unravel the mysteries residing at the cellular and molecular levels. These assays, pivotal in drug discovery, toxicology, and various other fields, are meticulously designed to gauge cellular responses under various conditions. However, the pathway to garnering precise and reliable results is often strewn with unforeseen hurdles. A slight deviation in protocol or a minuscule contamination can lead to an assay failure, rendering hours of labor and resources down the drain. In this comprehensive guide, we delve into the top 5 reasons that lead to cell assay failures. By understanding these common pitfalls, researchers can arm themselves with the requisite knowledge to navigate around these issues, thereby bolstering the accuracy and reliability of their results. So, whether you’re a seasoned researcher or a novice in the field, understanding

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