Laser Diffraction


Laser diffraction is a widely used particle sizing technique for materials ranging from hundreds of nanometers up to several millimeters in size.

Published 20 Jan 2020

A Decade of Mastersizing!

One of the benefits of having a long-running blog (or perhaps one of its risks!) is that you have the opportunity to look back at predictions you have made over the years. For me, this includes blogs that were written…READ MORE >

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Published 14 Jan 2020

Pittcon 2020 – Short courses on sizing and separations – in Chicago

  This year’s Pittsburgh Conference (or Pittcon for short) is taking place in Chicago, from March 1 – March 5, 2020. I noticed the earlier early bird time frame for Pittcon short courses. As in previous years, there is a…READ MORE >

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Published 10 Dec 2019

Around the world in 80 particles – Remember, Remember the Fifth of November…

… gunpowder, treason and plot!” Like many nursery rhymes in the UK, this is a glib ditty of pain, suffering, and death! If you’re born with a British sense of humor, the only logical consequence of a failed assassination attempt…READ MORE >

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Published 8 Oct 2019

Characterizing material properties for powder additive manufacturing

Up to one third of the production cost of an additive manufacturing (AM) component produced by powder bed processes (particularly metals) is the cost of the powder used, with commercial viability resting on a robust supply chain and effective powder…READ MORE >

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Published 26 Sep 2019

Around the world in 80 particles – Birthday bubbles in China

Many of us celebrate significant birthdays often with friends and a glass of something bubbly. On my 50th birthday I will be doing this, but with a twist: I’m in China, the friends are the experts of the ISO Committee…READ MORE >

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