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Published On: April 8, 2020

Evaluation of Silver and Diamond-Like Carbon Coatings for Biofouling Mitigation in the Fresh-Cut Industry

Oliveira F#, Alves P#, Moreira JMR and Mergulhão FJ*
Bacterial attachment to equipment surfaces and further biofilm formation is one of the major problems in the food industry, particularly in the fresh-cut food industry. Silver and two Diamond- Like Carbon (DLC) coatings modified by incorporation of silicon (a-C:H:Si or SICAN)...