Light Scattering


Examining how your material scatters light provides a wealth of insight into its behaviour

Published 8 May 2019

5 Exciting Common Features of the NEW Zetasizer Pro and Ultra

Authored in collaboration with Darrell Bancarz, Malvern Panalytical Product Manager – Nanomaterials. The Zetasizer range of instruments are the most widely used dynamic light scattering (DLS) instruments on the market, measuring particle and molecular size from less than a nanometer to…READ MORE >

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Published 30 Apr 2019

Around the world in 80 particles – Part 2

When I was first offered my job as a product technical specialist at Malvern Panalytical (was Malvern Instruments at the time), I called my parents to tell them all about it. Because my mum is of the age where girls…READ MORE >

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Published 23 Apr 2019

Light scattering ISO standard anyone [ISO13321, ISO22412]?

What is the standard for dynamic light scattering? How can we ensure compliance with recommended light scattering quality standards? Recently an interesting question arrived at our help desk about the validity of data in the classic Zetasizer Nano software: “Hello…READ MORE >

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Published 4 Apr 2019

Extended measurement run duration for better DLS correlation data?

What is the extended measurement duration option? Every once in a while questions about the advanced settings in the classic  Zetasizer Nano software come to us. Here is the exact question from a customer asking why to extend the correlation…READ MORE >

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Published 12 Mar 2019

Determining the quality of asphalt emulsions using particle size and zeta potential analysis

What are asphalt emulsions and why are they important? They are liquid asphalt cement emulsified in water. They compose of bitumen, water, and an emulsifying agent or surfactant. Asphalt emulsions are integral to the optimum mechanical properties. Modified asphalt emulsions…READ MORE >

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