Instrument Training Course content:
• Introduction to QCM-D and Q-Sense The theoretical background of QCM-D and Q-Sense instrument operation principles are covered. The Background of QCM, its history and the recent development in the field will be covered as well as detailed description of the operating principle of QCM-D and its implementation in Q-Sense products.
• Application and literature overview An overview of the most common experimental applications and the most relevant literature will be given. Common applications include biosensor, biomaterial, hydrogel, supported lipid bi-layers, nano-particles, energy and polymeric processes. Examples from the 2000+ scientific articles will be given.
• Hands on instrument training Several sessions on varying experimental protocols will be covered.
• Data handling and analysis Introduction to Q-Tools 3 and review of modeling software.