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- Kehe, Gannon M., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- ACS applied materials & interfaces 2019 v.11 no.2 pp. 1760-1765
- antibiotic resistance; antibiotics; bacteria; biofilm; coatings; drugs
- ... Antibacterial strategies sans antibiotic drugs have recently garnered much interest as a mechanism by which to inhibit biofilm formation and growth on surfaces due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Based on the photofluidization of azobenzenes, we demonstrate for the first time the ability achieve up to a 4 log reduction in bacterial biofilms by opto-mechanically activating the disrupt ...