Author Archives: Kyle Williams


Kyle Williams is Application Scientist with Malvern Panalytical specializing in the Separations instrumentation, including the OMNISEC system, and is joining us from our Houston office. He has experience analyzing a wide range of macromolecules, from polyolefins to organic materials to proteins and biopolymers. Kyle joined Malvern Panalytical in 2010 from the University of Texas where he received his Ph.D. (2010) under Professor Chris Bielawski. His doctoral research focused on the development of novel N-heterocyclic carbene architectures for the synthesis and application of structurally dynamic materials.

Published 20 Apr 2021

What can compositional analysis do for me?

A few days ago, my colleague Dr. John Stenson previewed the upcoming launch of the OMNISEC software’s newest feature: compositional analysis!  Amidst your excitement at the great content headed your way, you might be wondering, “what can compositional analysis do…READ MORE >

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Published 10 Mar 2021

GPC/SEC standards from the eStore!

In my last post, I highlighted the most common GPC/SEC columns available from the Malvern Panalytical eStore.  Just like with columns, scientists rely on the selection of appropriate GPC/SEC standards to generate reliable methods and obtain quality results.  In order…READ MORE >

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Published 9 Feb 2021

GPC/SEC columns from the eStore!

Columns and standards are an essential part of every GPC/SEC analysis.  To obtain quality data, scientists depend on the selection of appropriate columns and standards specific to their application.  In order to accommodate a diverse range of applications, Malvern Panalytical…READ MORE >

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Published 7 Jan 2021

Catching up with OMNISEC! Part 2

Last year I highlighted a handful of publications featuring OMNISEC as a powerful analytical tool for multi-detector GPC/SEC analyses.  As time marches on, even in these unprecedented times, OMNISEC continues to become more pervasive in the global scientific community.  Therefore,…READ MORE >

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Published 3 Dec 2020

Low molecular weight analyses with OMNISEC

When you think of gel permeation chromatography / size exclusion chromatography (GPC/SEC) you probably associate the technique with the analysis of macromolecules such as proteins and polymers.  After all, that’s what it does best!  However, as researchers and manufacturers push…READ MORE >

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Published 5 Nov 2020

Characterizing PLA and PLGA? Let OMNISEC help!

Polylactic acid (PLA) and poly(lactic-co-glycolic) acid have become increasingly popular due to their renewable and biodegradable nature.  As a result, these materials have found application in a variety of fields, including additive manufacturing, medical devices, and recyclable materials, among others….READ MORE >

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Published 1 Oct 2020

Calibration curves! And when to use them

Earlier this year we released the OMNISEC v11.20 software.  This latest iteration expands OMNISEC’s capabilities to include conventional and universal calibration analysis methods.  Since the data available from these methods based on calibration curves may seem similar to information from…READ MORE >

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Published 8 Sep 2020

Training courses for GPC/SEC users

It’s September again, and that means it’s back-to-school time!  However, things will inevitably look a little different this year with the prevalence of remote learning and virtual classes.  While we lament our inability to meet face-to-face, at Malvern Panalytical we’re…READ MORE >

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Published 6 Aug 2020

Calibration curves! Helpful tips & video guides

Back in June we released the OMNISEC v11.20 software that included column calibration methods.  In a previous post, I summarized how the methods with calibration curves work and what information they offer. This post will offer some tips for setting…READ MORE >

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