Interfacial Electrochemistry of Surfaces with Biomedical Relevance

  • J. Lyklema


The present chapter is concerned with the electrochemical characterization of biomedical polymers. Together with such properties as the relative hydrophobicity/hydrophilicity and the chemical composition of the surface, the presence of electrical charges is an important additional feature, determining the suitability of materials for artificial implants, dialysis or perfusion membrane supports, and other medical applications.


Double Layer Surface Charge Density Specific Adsorption Conductometric Titration Polystyrene Latex 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Lyklema
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory for Physical and Colloid Chemistry of the Agricultural UniversityBC WageningenThe Netherlands

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