Biofilms form at the interface between different phases as a result of bacterial activities. They cause many problems for industry and our daily lives. Biofilms have negative problems to solve, but also provide us with benefits if we use them properly and effectively. In this chapter, we outline a world filled with biofilms and their impact on industries and our daily lives. Also we mention why we were compelled to write this important book.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Materials Science and EngineeringNational Institute of Technology (KOSEN)Shiroko-cho, SuzukaJapan
  2. 2.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringClarkson UniversityPotsdamUSA

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