Light Scattering


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

Published 5 May 2020

A Lignin Case Study with the Zetasizer Ultra

Lignin solvated in zwitterionic Good’s buffers displays antibacterial synergy against Staphylococcus aureus What is lignin? Lignin is a versatile aromatic polymer that forms key structural materials in plants and some algae.  They can be used in a wide range of…READ MORE >

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Published 22 Apr 2020

Treatments for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

Why understanding the virus’ particle size and shape is critical In view of the current COVID-19 outbreak, scientists are busy developing antivirals and vaccines to treat patients. China has given the go-ahead for researchers to begin human safety tests for an experimental coronavirus vaccine….READ MORE >

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Published 1 Apr 2020

Zetasizer: Self-installation – No Fooling!

Self-installation…really? For some time now, Malvern Panalytical has been successfully offering our Zetasizer Nano range with self-installation as an option for our customers who want to get up and running as quickly as possible. The fact that this option has…READ MORE >

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Published 10 Mar 2020

Correlation intercept – what is it and what does it mean?

Comparing data I saw a recent discussion about exporting data from the Zetasizer for further analysis. Both the Zetasizer Nano and Zetasizer Pro/Ultra software packages include a range of analysis tools. I wondered what was missing? When we compare data,…READ MORE >

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Published 21 Jan 2020

Protein charge determination – How to?

One of the advanced features in the Zetasizer Nano software is protein charge determination. In order to take advantage of the calculator, both size Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS) and electrophoretic mobility (zeta, ELS) data combine. In this post, we show…READ MORE >

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