Tag Archives: Mie Theory


Published 12 Jan 2016

How do DLS size results differ with angle?

You may have noticed that the Zetasizer instrument range is available in two different optical configurations: the ‘traditional’ 90 degree setup and the ‘NIBS’ 173 degree setup. An obvious question for a dynamic light scattering (DLS) user is: “Will I get the same results…READ MORE >

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Published 19 Aug 2015

Advanced research software features for the Zetasizer Nano

Light scattering with the Zetasizer owes part of its success to the ease of use integral in its default DTS software. The intuitive windows environment lets you setup a measurement (either in “manual” or in “standard operating procedure” mode) and all that’s…READ MORE >

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Published 28 May 2015

How do you measure the particle size of a volcanic ash cloud?

I was stuck in traffic on the M8 travelling between Edinburgh and Glasgow when a news item really pricked my ears up. Scientists from Edinburgh University’s school of GeoSciences have been investigating better ways of measuring the extent of ash…READ MORE >

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Published 5 Aug 2014

Refractive index – Gold NanoParticles

Do refractive index and absorption matter for nanoparticles? Abstract: Refractive Index of Gold, Silver, Titanium and Other NanoParticles FAQ: How important are refractive index absorption for nanoparticles? In general the optical properties of the scattering material have a tremendous influence…READ MORE >

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Published 18 Mar 2014

Save valuable time with new Mastersizer 3000 software

Hello friends, my name is Gurfateh and I am a Product Marketing Manager for the micrometrics group at Malvern Instruments. Before I came to Malvern, I was working as a Senior Analytical Chemist, engaging regularly with method development and validation…READ MORE >

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