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The main advantage of this technique is its ability to collect the spectra for both polarizations simultaneously. Both follow the same optical path but only the p-component is sensitive to the ultra-thin layers on the surface, so the s-component is used as a background signal, and the diﬀerential reflectance spectrum corresponds only to the surface species. This removes interference such as that from atmospheric water vapor and carbon dioxide, and eliminates the need to collect a background spectrum separately, while making it possible to measure the spectrum of adsorbed species or molecular monolayers with high sensitivity.
Rods and cylinders, cones, pits, grooves, and creases), the height and width, the aspect ratio, the distribution on the surface and the periodicity, and the directionality. Another important property of the surface morphology is anisotropy, which refers to the preferential orientation of a feature along an axis parallel to the surface. A typical example of an anisotropic surface is one with oriented grooves. The directional orientation arising from an anisotropic surface topography is especially important for the study of cell–surface interactions.
During immersion, the advancing contact angle appears at the surface of the liquid, while the receding contact angle appears during the ascending stage of the measurement. 21). An advantage of the Wilhelmy plate method is that the contact angle is averaged over the whole perimeter of the plate, yielding high accuracy and reproducibility. However, both sides of the slab must be prepared in the same way to ensure that both exhibit the type of surface which is to be characterized. This can cause practical diﬃculties, especially when surface modifications are performed on one side of a substrate, for example, by deposition processes.