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Empowering Fellow Scientists to Solve Our Greatest Challenges.
Our Vision: To contribute to the global welfare by application of Surface Science in the development of tools and solutions for the Scientific Community.

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Our core skills in Surface Science enable a broad portfolio of solutions for laboratory scientists.

Surfaces for Cell Culture

Surfaces include 96-well plates
coated Extracellular Matrix proteins for cell culture. Kits include Oris and OrisPro cell migration and invasion assays.

Metal Surfaces

We stock gold-coated substrates for scientific applications. Custom solutions include metal deposition, surface patterning, surface characterization.

Surfaces for Analysis

Convenient, ready-to-use
substrates for Advanced Microscopy (AFM, STM, SEM) and Spectroscopy (IR, Raman, SPR).

Liquid Crystal Surfaces

Advanced surfaces of liquid crystal (LC) enable new products for chemical detection and monitoring in the workplace. Learn more about LC-based dosimeters, monitors and detectors for Industrial Hygiene Applications at...

Custom Solutions by Platypus Technologies

Custom Solutions by Platypus Technologies

Have a special project in mind? We can help! Our team has extensive experience creating complex surfaces for applications in cell culture, nanotechnology, electrochemistry, and chemical and biological sensors.

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Gold Thin Films: Thickness Vs. Transmission

One of the main problems in microscopy is the movement of the specimen from beam irradiation during imaging which can lead to low-resolution images which are blurred. Carbon films on metal grids can cause this specimen drift. Using gold thin films instead of carbon can stop the drift as they are chemically inert and biocompatible, less fragile, extremely conductive and non-oxidizing. Gold thin metal films are often seen as the most significant signal amplification components in electrochemical and optical sensor applications. In surface plasmon resonance (SPR) applications, gold thin metal film has electron densities which have the plasmon frequencies in the visible light range.

Photolithography: Applications in Microfabrication

Photolithography is an important microfabrication technique used to pattern substrates for modern electronics, sensors, and microfluidics. It is a precise form of custom surface fabrication where the interface of a wafer is coated with a light-sensitive polymer known as a photoresist. The coated wafer is then exposed to light which is selectively attenuated by a mask, leaving behind a latent image which is chemically, physically, or optically etched to provide a permanent micro-structured pattern on the wafer’s surface. Coupled with metal deposition and etching techniques, photolithography is a versatile method for fabricating microstructures for optics, chemical and bio-sensors, and microfluidic devices.

We use #VCD spectroscopy to show that a single water molecule determines the conformation of azithromycin even in CDCl3 solution. Congrats to Daniel on the second exciting paper in @ChemCommun from his postdoc time in Bochum.🎉🍻 Read more: https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2021/cc/d1cc00932j @SolvationSci

Have a look at this really nice combined #NMR/#EPR study demonstrating stabilization of liquid droplets of FUS protein in vitro
#ESR #Spectroscopy
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41589-021-00752-3

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