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Published 26 May 2021

How materials analysis will shape post-pandemic mining

Take your mind back to 2019. Socializing, travel, and on-site work were all possible, and the global economy was operating normally. All kinds of industries around the world were functioning and thriving – even if there were areas for improvement…READ MORE >

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Published 21 May 2021

Our Chemicals Are Now Available on the eStore

Here’s a Guide on How to Choose the Perfect Flux for Sample Prep Did you know that a wide range of chemicals used for sample preparation by borate fusion are now available on our eStore? The following blog explains how…READ MORE >

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Published 11 May 2021

Laser Diffraction for Particle Sizing – Sample Concentration/Dilution (1)

“We need to characterize particle size distribution quickly and statically. The estimated size range falls into that covered by laser diffraction. Now what?” Now – sample preparation: Can we actually prepare the samples to be measured properly? When it comes…READ MORE >

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Published 6 May 2021

Aggregates! And what they look like in GPC/SEC data

One of the pleasures of working in the Applications Lab is that I get to analyze a variety of GPC/SEC sample types.  I can be finishing up a set of biodegradable polyesters, currently running low molecular weight oligomers, while getting…READ MORE >

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Published 29 Apr 2021

MADLS on the Zetasizer Advance: More than just a multi-angle measurement

For those familiar with dynamic light scattering (DLS), you’ll know it’s an excellent tool for characterizing the size of your proteins, polymers, colloids, or nanomaterials. But does it always give you the information you need? Perhaps you struggle to accurately…READ MORE >

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Published 27 Apr 2021

Exploiting X-ray diffraction techniques for catalytic materials characterization

Structural Analysis Catalysts have become critical materials for a wide variety of applications in our modern-day industrial world. Among the different types of techniques utilized to characterize catalytic materials, X-ray diffraction (XRD) holds a unique place in that it can…READ MORE >

Published 26 Apr 2021

Compositional analysis! Now with OMNISEC

In a previous post, I described how you can determine the composition of a sample through GPC/SEC analysis. This powerful method has found many applications, with a recent example being AAV characterization. With these types of analyses becoming increasingly popular,…READ MORE >

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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 14 Apr 2021

OMNISEC is getting an upgrade!

I always find it incredibly exciting to talk about new features and functionality that we have created for our systems… and this time is no different! I understand that systems need to be continually improved and expanded to meet our…READ MORE >

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