Image Analysis


Automated imaging is a high resolution direct technique for characterizing particles. Individual particle images are captured from dispersed samples and analyzed to determine their particle size, particle shape and other physical properties.

Published 24 Nov 2020

Back to the Future (of Electric Vehicles) – 1985

No, not the eponymous film production but a rather eccentric electric vehicle – the Sinclair C5. Ok, it was an unmitigated commercial disaster. But Sinclair was trying to make use of the considerable technical and environmental benefits of an electric…READ MORE >

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Published 30 Sep 2020

Time to unlock a new manufacturing era

Thanks to its flexibility and high-efficiency potential, AM can bring significant advantages to manufacturers in a wide range of industries.

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Published 30 Jul 2020

A Picture’s and a Spectrum’s worth: Getting the most out of your Morphologi 4 & 4-ID user meeting – Q&A

On June 23rd, 2020 we held our first virtual Morphologi 4-ID user meeting. which aimed to highlight the different ways in which the instrument is being used in various application spaces and in conjunction with other technologies.   After a short introductory presentation of the Morphologi 4–ID…READ MORE >

Published 7 Jul 2020

Characterizing the particle size and shape of metal powders for additive layer manufacturing

Additive Layer Manufacturing of metal parts is, in my opinion, an incredible feat of engineering. Using high precision electron beams or lasers, moving at high speeds, to selectively melt layer-upon-layer of metal, 10’s of microns thick. This technique has the…READ MORE >

Published 16 Jun 2020

Evolving batteries for evolving markets

It’s a typical Monday morning in 2040. You wake up, turn on the light – linked to your city’s renewable battery-powered grid, of course – grab your smartphone, and continue browsing cheap electric-motorized flight deals for your next holiday. Because…READ MORE >

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Published 9 Jun 2020

The huge problem with microplastics

Microplastics are EVERYWHERE Like many others, I’ve become much more aware of the global issue of microplastics – small (<5 mm) pieces of plastic that are littering the Earth, but where do microplastics come from? Microplastics have been found everywhere,…READ MORE >

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Published 24 Dec 2019

Is the Glitter on your Christmas Cake Edible?

As we head towards that most wonderful time of the year, just about every shop is filled with sparkly decorations designed to catch the eye. This often extends to the festive treats on offer as well, including beautiful glitter-decorated cakes…READ MORE >

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Published 3 Dec 2019

Breathing Easily at DDL 2019

One of my favorite conferences to attend is the Drug Delivery to the Lungs DDL conference in Edinburgh. This year is its 30th anniversary and, with the festive season now started, it promises to be a good celebration. The conference…READ MORE >

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Published 30 Oct 2019

Malvern Panalytical Presents: Spooky Stories in Materials Analysis

It’s in the crisp coolness of the air. The leaves are changing color. Fall season is upon us. We are in the midst of autumn and the feeling of eeriness is among us as Halloween approaches. Did you know? Our…READ MORE >

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