News DataPhysics Instruments Logo


From new developments in and around our company over the various different fairs and conferences we visit to seminar and webinar dates, everything new about DataPhysics Instruments is found on this page. By signing up to our infomail service you can easily stay up to date.


  • 11 June 2021

    Talk announcement: Investigation of plasma effects on implants

    Our managing director Dr. Sebastian Schaubach will give a talk on the Investigation of plasma effects on implants as part of the webinar series plasma in the medical sector of the relyon plasma GmbH:

    To characterize the surface chemical properties of a material, contact angle measurements and calculated surface free energies have proven to be reliable parameters over many years. For example, the effect of plasma treatment on a wide variety of surfaces can be quantified. But what do you do if the surface to be characterized is very finely structured or exceeds the measurement capabilities of classical optical contact angle measurement? In our webinar we would like to show you how special picoliter dispensing systems can be used to measure the contact angle on plasma-needled dental implants with a very fine structure. Furthermore, we will show you the concept of imaginary contact angles with which hyperhydrophilic surfaces can also be quantitatively investigated with regard to wettability.

    24 June 2021
    10:00 or 16:00 CEST

    You can sign up for the webinar on the website of relyon plasma GmbH.

    To the webinarnavigate_next

    Imaginary contact angle on dental implant
  • 24 November 2020

    The new Zeta Potential Analyzer ZPA 20

    The Zeta Potential Analyzer ZPA 20 is a compact measuring instruments that utilises the patented bidirectional oscillating streaming potential method. It is designed to measure the zeta potential of various macroscopic solid samples with highest accuracy and within shortest time. With its powerful stepping motor and innovative method, the ZPA 20 can measure zeta potential values in less than a minute and with high statistical quality.

    The modular setup of the ZPA 20 allows for easy exchange of the measuring cells. Hence, the zeta potential of plate shaped solids, fibres, powders and granulate material can be measured. Using a liquid dosing unit LDU 25 the composition of the electrolyte can be changed and for example the isoelectric point or the adsorption kinetic of a surfactant can be determined.

    Learn morenavigate_next

  • 9 September 2020

    Live online streaming setup

    With our live online streaming setup, we are able to do live webinars, product demonstrations and much more. Since on-site visits are still restricted in many cases, we even did some first-time device installations and instructions for new customers with our online streaming setup.

    During an online session we can switch between multiple cameras and the presenters PC in order to show you our measuring devices, software or talk slides in great detail. Highest image and sound quality are ensured by the professional video equipment and dedicated microphones for each speaker. Hence, we can even record the session in up to UHD quality and provide them as a download to the participants afterwards.

    Live streaming webinar

    For our live sessions and webinars, we primarily use Microsoft Teams, but since some companies have strict rules as to which software they can use, we designed our setup to be independent of the used transmission or conferencing software. Hence, we can flexibly adapt to the software preferred by your company as long as it supports screen sharing.

    Please contact our application centre or your local distributor for an individual device demonstration or application training. Stay tuned for more upcoming live webinars or consider visiting one of our existing webinars.

    DataPhysics Instruments application centre
    phone+49 711 77 05 56 66
    mail_outlineSend an email

    To the webinar sign-upnavigate_next To the contact formnavigate_next

    Live online streaming setup
  • 10 June 2020

    Design of robust superhydrophobic surfaces

    The properties of superhydrophobic surfaces are highly desirable in many industries and applications. Unfortunately these surfaces often suffer from low durability. They are for example easily scratched by hard objects and their superhydrophobicity is destroyed.

    In the latest Nature cover story Wang, D., Sun, Q., Hokkanen, M.J., Ras, R.H.A. et al. introduce a new strategy to create superhydrophobic surfaces that have a high mechanical stability. They designed a material matrix that combines the superhydrophobic nanostructure with a highly durable macrostructure. This new material can be even scratched with a razorblade or with sandpaper without losing its superhydrophobic properties. Due to its transparent nature the new material matrix is an ideal candidate for a new kind of self-cleaning cover material for solar panels.

    We are proud that one of our optical contact angle measuring and contour analysis systems OCA 50 was used in the wettability studies that accompanied this work and warmly recommend you this great read.

    To the publicationnavigate_next

  • 14 May 2020

    Additional webinars and online trainings

    In addition to the basics webinar we now offer webinars on optical contour analysis and dispersion stability analysis. In these webinars we give an in depth look into the measuring techniques and discuss various advanced examples. Directly sign-up to one of our webinars.

    Our application centre offers in depth, tailor-made trainings and contract measurements either online or on-site with suitable safety precautions. Just contact our application centre:

    DataPhysics Instruments application centre
    phone+49 711 77 05 56 66
    mail_outlineSend an email
    sendto the contact form

    To the webinar sign-upnavigate_next To the contact formnavigate_next

  • 17 March 2020

    The new Spinning drop Video Tensiometer SVT 25

    The SVT 25 is the new Spinning drop Video Tensiometer of the SVT series. With completely redesigned electrical components and many improvements it will continue the legacy of its successful predecessor SVT 20N.

    Due to the high-performance camera with USB 3 interface the SVT 25 can resolve spinning drops with up to 2048 x 1088 pixel and hence offers five times the resolution of its predecessor. In Addition fast processes e.g. during oscillation experiments can be captured with up to 3250 frames/s.

    The TP 50 control panel with touch screen and precision control wheel ensures a fast and intuitive device control, even during complex measurements. It enables an easy and precise control of the rotational velocity, tilting angle, camera position, illumination and the temperature of the new measuring cells.

    Learn morenavigate_next

  • 19 Nov. 2019

    Introducing the new Surface Profile Analyzer SPA 25

    The new Surface Profile Analyzer SPA 25 can measure surface topography and roughness parameters with exceptional speed and resolution. Due to the utilisation of the white-light interferometry measuring technique the Surface Profile Analyzer can reach a height resolution of 0.1 nm.

    Using the industry leading MountainsMap® Imaging Topography software the SPA 25 enables an incredibly detailed 3D visualisation of surface texture. Furthermore the surface roughness can be analysed according to various industry standards like ISO 25178, ISO 4287, ISO 13565, ISO 16610, etc.

    Using the SPA 25 in combination with an optical contact angle measuring and contour analysis system of the OCA series provides further insight into surface properties by e.g. determining the surface corrected contact angle according to the Wenzel theory.

    Learn morenavigate_next

  • 26 March 2019

    Topview contact angle measurement – now even on smallest surface areas

    With the picolitre dosing system PDDS and a new, special topview measuring system from DataPhysics Instruments it is now for the first time possible to measure contact angles in topview automatically even on smallest surface areas, using the optical contact angle measuring systems of the OCA series. Hence, wettability and surface energies of, for example, individual paths and contacts of printed circuit boards can be studied – even when the side view needed for conventional contact angle measurement is obstructed.

    Make an appointment now with our application centre and experience first-hand how your very own surface chemistry questions are answered. No matter how small and demanding your samples – we from DataPhysics Instruments accept the challenge and will tailor you an optimal solution.

    DataPhysics Instruments application centre
    phone+49 711 77 05 56 66
    mail_outlineSend an email
    sendto the contact form

    Topview contact angle measurements with picolitre drops on the measuring positions

    Measuring positions on a printed circuit board which require picolitre drops

Fairs & conferences

  • up next
    • 15 - 17 November 2021

      ARABLAB 2021

      The ARABLAB 2021 takes place at the Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Come visit us in hall 4 at the booth 214.

      Go to event pagenavigate_next

    • 8 - 9 June 2022

      WSAT 2022

      The 1st International Conference on Wettability Science and Associated Technologies takes place at the Coventry University Technology Park in Coventry, England. DataPhysics Instruments is the principal partner of the conference and will offer a workshop in addition to its exhibition.

      Go to event pagenavigate_next

  • more

Seminar & webinar dates