• Antibacterial Al-doped ZnO coatings on PLA films

    13 days ago - By Springer

    Abstract
    Antimicrobial surfaces can play a key role in many fields, like biomedical applications and food packaging, where it is fundamental to prevent clinical infections, foodborne diseases, or quality loss of food and beverages. Materials used for such kind of applications should be biocompatible or avoid harmful effects on human health. Additionally, since a wide variety of tools and components operating in contact with human tissues or foodstuff are made of plastic-based materials, it is important to investigate antibacterial surfaces applied in conjunction with eco-friendly bio-based...
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