Functional Nanomaterials Chair

Contact Angle Measurements and Water Jet Reflection

The interaction of liquids with a solid surface exhibits various interesting effects, e.g. the lotus effect. The characterization of surface wetting is usually performed by measuring the contact angle. Our self-constructed measurement setup contains different 3D-printed parts and is based on National Instruments LabView offering many useful features:


  • Various fitting algorithms (circle, ellipse, spline, polynomial)

  • Measurement in live videos or static images

  • Semi-automated measurements

  • Sample tilting with precision <0.1°


Contact Angle Measurement1



For more information contact:

Dr.-Ing. Sören Kaps