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SI Volume 6 Issue 4-5

We are glad to share with you the content of the last issue of 2018 of Surface Innovations with two impressive Invited Feature Articles, two Innovation Letters, and eight original Research Articles.

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Fish Skin

Natural materials and the structures they form, developed and perfected through millions of years of evolution, have long inspired researchers for innovations in science and engineering. One example, fish scales, are notable for their strength, toughness, flexibility, and lightweight. These … Continue reading

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Best Paper Award

The paper entitled “Contact Angles and Wettability: Towards Common and Accurate Terminology” by A. Marmur, C.Della Volpe, S. Siboni, A. Amirfazli, and J.W. Drelich and published in Surface Innovations 5(1)(2017)3-8 has been awarded the Surface Innovations Prize (Journal Prize for … Continue reading

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Spreading Force

Spontaneous spreading of a droplet on a solid surface is poorly understood from a macroscopic down to a molecular level. In our new publication entitled “Spontaneous Spreading of a Droplet: The Role of Solid Continuity and Advancing Contact Angle” and … Continue reading

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Review on Zn Bioalloys

During the last few years, Zn alloys have been explored by the biomedical community as potential materials for bioabsorbable vascular stents due to their tolerable corrosion rates and tunable mechanical properties. In the new review coming from our research team … Continue reading

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Zn-1.3Fe Biometal

In our new collaborative study led by Prof. Eli Aghion from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel and described in the article entitled The Suitability of Zn– 1.3%Fe Alloy as a Biodegradable Implant Material, published in Metals, we evaluated … Continue reading

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Droplet on Anisotropic Surface

In our new study described in article entitled “The most stable state of a droplet on anisotropic patterns: Support for a missing link,” surface tension and capillary forces were measured for water droplets in contact with anisotropic hydrophobic patterns made … Continue reading

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SI Volume 6 Issue 1-2

We are glad to share with you the content of the 1st issue of 2018 of Surface Innovations with twelve papers on surface phenomena and innovations.

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Zn-Mg Microalloys

It is still an open challenge to find a biodegradable metallic material exhibiting sufficient mechanical properties and degradation behavior to serve as an arterial stent. In our new study, and summarized in publication entitled “Novel high-strength, low-alloys Zn-Mg (<0.1 wt% … Continue reading

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Measuring Adhesion of Water to Polymers

In our new article entitled Direct measurements of adhesion forces for water droplets on smooth and patterned polymers published in the Surface Innovations journal, a microelectronic balance system was employed to measure the force of spreading during water droplet attachment … Continue reading

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