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 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 >

Published 28 May 2019

Around the world in 80 particles – Of rice and rice Pitha

Rice forms a part of staple diet for half of India’s population and given the fact that the figure is slightly more than 1.3 billion, I leave you to do the number crunching and find out what should be the…READ MORE >

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Published 2 May 2019

Our web-based Laser Diffraction Masterclass series is back!

Join our popular web-based laser diffraction masterclass series – THE best way to learn from our panel of experts, many of whom have been working with laser diffraction for over 20 years. It is proven that users of our analytical…READ MORE >

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