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Methods of Preparing Sphere Coatings for Antibiofilm Materials
Bacterial infections that grow on medical implants are one of the leading causes of human misery and death. Alleviation of this misery represents a significant opportunity for the Virginian economy, and an opportunity to increase our quality of life. We have invented and demonstrated in vivo a new technology to significantly delay the onset of bacterial...
Published: 9/2/2015   |   Inventor(s): William Ducker, Yow-Ren Chang
Category(s): Medical, Dental, Materials
Evanescent Wave Atomic Force Microscopy
This invention is a method to measure the separation between the surface of a solid and the probe in a Scanning Probe Microscope (SPM), e.g., an Atomic Force Microscope (AFM). The detection is non-destructive and easy to implement. For example. in a conventional AFM measurement, the separation between the probe and the sample must be inferred from...
Published: 9/3/2012   |   Inventor(s): William Ducker, Spencer Clark, John Walz
Category(s): Devices