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Experimental techniques for the characterization of biomatter
Experimentelle Techniken zur Charakterisierung von Biomaterialien

Course 0000001695 in WS 2014/5

General Data

Course Type lecture
Semester Weekly Hours 3 SWS
Organisational Unit Associate Professorship of Biomechanik (Prof. Lieleg)

Further Information

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additional remarks This lecture discusses experimental techniques that can be used to characterize the structure and mechanics of biomaterials. First, macro- and microrheological techniques for determining the viscoelastic properties of biomaterials are reviewed. Then, imaging techniques such as optical microscopy (including contrast enhancement, fluorescence, super-resolution microscopy), electron microscopy, atomic-force microscopy as well as scattering techniques (such as x-ray and neutron scattering) as well as NMR are discussed. Finally, techniques for micro- and nanostructuring and their applications in microfluidics are reviewed.
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