Role of surface energy and nano-roughness in the removal efficiency of bacterial contamination by nonwoven wipes from frequently touched surfaces

Edwards, NWM orcid.org/0000-0002-3463-2255, Best, EL, Connell, SD orcid.org/0000-0003-2500-5724 et al. (4 more authors) (2017) Role of surface energy and nano-roughness in the removal efficiency of bacterial contamination by nonwoven wipes from frequently touched surfaces. Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, 18 (1). pp. 197-209. ISSN 1468-6996

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Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s). Published by National Institute for Materials Science in partnership with Taylor & Francis. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the creative commons attribution license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Keywords: Nonwoven; Pathogen; Surface Energy; Nano-roughness; Decontamination; Medical; Plasma
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  • Published: 14 March 2017
  • Accepted: 26 January 2017
  • Published (online): 1 February 2017
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Maths and Physical Sciences (Leeds) > School of Physics and Astronomy (Leeds) > Molecular & Nanoscale Physics
The University of Leeds > Faculty of Medicine and Health (Leeds) > Institute of Molecular Medicine (LIMM) (Leeds) > Section of Molecular Gastroenterology (Leeds)
The University of Leeds > Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts and Communications (Leeds) > School of Design (Leeds)
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ClothworkersANDREW BLESSLEY
Depositing User: Symplectic Publications
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2017 15:38
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2017 16:26
Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1080/14686996.2017.1288543
Status: Published
Publisher: National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1080/14686996.2017.1288543

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