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Biological and Soft Systems


A host of classical and custom techniques are available for the study of soft and biological materials. For example: light and X-ray scattering, DMTA, rheometers (micro/macro), contact angle measurement, tensiometers and Langmuir troughs. The BSS polymer synthesis laboratory is vital in the progression from the discovery of novel polymers to investigating and harnessing their unique properties.

Facility managers: Dr Pietro Cicuta, Professor Dame Athene Donald and Professor Eugene Terentjev