Interfacial Tension (IFT) Measurement Available

The nanoFAB is pleased to announce that the Interfacial Tension (IFT) analysis is available on the FTA200 Contact Angle Analyzer, for both surface tension measurement (a liquid in contact with gas phase) and interfacial tension (between two miscible liquids).

Below are IFT analysis results of:

  1. Water in air
  2. Water in oil (Canola Vegetable Oil)
  3. Oil in air
  4. Oil in water


Please submit a request on LMACS if you are interested to get trained on the IFT analysis. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the tool trainers, Nancy Zhang ( and Shiau-Yin Wu ( or the Characterization Group Manager, Peng Li (