Tag Archives: nanoparticles


Published 21 Oct 2020

Understanding specifications – what does laser power actually mean?

When choosing a new instrument, we tend to end up looking at a specification sheet. But what do all of these numbers mean? Bigger numbers are better surely? Whilst there are lots of specifications that we can compare, this is…READ MORE >

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Published 20 Feb 2019

Zetasizer use for mRNA-based drug delivery systems: a short review

Messenger RNA (mRNA) based systems have recently attracted considerable attention for their use in the delivery of functional antibodies and therapeutic proteins. Both viral and non-viral vectors, including liposomes, polymeric nanoparticles, and mRNA-protein complexes, have been studied in clinic. Significant…READ MORE >

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Published 23 May 2018

Top Applications for the Zetasizer

Where is the Zetasizer used?   For around two decades, the Zetasizer range has been the de facto standard for performing dynamic light scattering (DLS) measurements on a wide range of particles and materials. Today’s launch of the Zetasizer Pro and…READ MORE >

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Published 23 Jan 2017

Intensity-Volume-Number: Which size is correct?

Over the years one of the most frequently asked questions stands out in the data analysis of dynamic light scattering results. It is the issue about which size we should report when interpreting DLS results. For this intensity-volume-number conundrum, which…READ MORE >

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Published 16 May 2016

Malvern at AAPS NBC: Zetasize your formulation, VLP, vaccine, and nanoparticle

From nanoemulsions, nanosuspensions, vaccines and adjuvants to drug formulation and release development, this year’s American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) National Biotech Conference has the strapline: “Advancing health through innovation in biotherapeutics“. Come visit us at booth #400 at the Hynes Convention…READ MORE >

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Published 7 May 2015

Free Nanoparticle Characterization Seminars – USA & Canada

During May & June we’re running a series of free seminars in the USA and Canada for people who want to learn more about the latest methods for nanoparticle characterization. The seminars will each last 1.5 days, giving you the…READ MORE >

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Published 6 Mar 2015

Bringing the Midas touch to Pittcon: Metallic Nanoparticles

Malvern Instruments is heading to Pittcon 2015 this weekend in New Orleans, and while a lot of our time and energy is focused on making sure people get a great experience when visiting our booth (#3,545) or attending our short…READ MORE >

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Published 20 Feb 2015

On the mystery of nanoparticles in sucrose…

Back in 2008 we published an article on dynamic light scattering (DLS) from sucrose solutions. This was quite a project, as we had previously seen the effect of ‘solvent peaks’ yet never thoroughly investigated these. In the article titled “Measuring sub nanometre…READ MORE >

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Published 13 Jan 2015

The Future of TV: Illuminating Quantum Dots

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) took over Las Vegas once again last week, and this time, quantum dots are the hottest thing happening in TV technology.  At CES 2015 LG revealed a 4K quantum dot TV, the UF9400, quickly followed…READ MORE >

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