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 10 Sep 2019

Value of the Mastersizer 3000 for Pharmaceutical Development

In our previous blog, we looked at why particle size analysis is important in the pharmaceutical industry. Here, we will focus on why the Mastersizer 3000, in particular, is considered “an invaluable equipment for supporting drug development” and the “first…READ MORE >

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Published 29 Aug 2019

Around the world in 80 particles – Here comes the rain!!

August is bang in the middle of rainy season in India and like all things in life, rains also bring both good and bad things. The economy and agriculture depend on a large extent on good rains but then being…READ MORE >

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Published 30 Jul 2019

Around the world in 80 particles – Glitter – Microplastics

Glitter – Microplastics in a Glamorous Disguise As an Applications Specialist at Malvern Panalytical, I get to work with a wide range of customer samples, and I enjoy showing how our instrument portfolio can help identify and solve research, industrial…READ MORE >

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Published 25 Jul 2019

Particle Sizing for Pharmaceutical Drug Development

You’ve got a splitting headache, so you reach into the medicine cabinet to grab a couple of paracetamols.  Or maybe you’re suffering from heartburn, so turn to a well-known indigestion liquid.  Or perhaps a cold is your ailment, so you…READ MORE >

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Published 12 Jun 2019

The results are in …running the same sample on 100 different Mastersizer 3000s

The optical performance of a laser diffraction system is verified by measuring standard reference materials. The performance of every laser diffraction optical bench produced by Malvern Panalytical is tested using a range of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) traceable latex…READ MORE >

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