30 Aug 2021 | By Peter van der Ven

The new Hydro Insight: Clarifying your understanding of liquid suspended dispersions

As anyone who’s ever driven along an uneven track knows, the little bumps in the road quickly add up. The occasional small stone, or even a pothole, is no problem, but when the whole surface is rocky, the risk of...READ MORE >

26 Aug 2021 | By Peter van der Ven

Profit from new perspectives with the Hydro Insight

Whether you’re a researcher, a scientist, or a quality control manager, a comprehensive understanding of your material’s properties and behavior is the dream. Hydro Insight, our new dynamic imaging accessory, makes this a reality, offering a window to deeper materials...READ MORE >

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25 Aug 2021 | By Uwe König

Building more sustainable mining – one analytical instrument at a time

Did you know that, if our current patterns of consumption and production continue, we will be overusing the world’s resources by 400% by 2050? To ensure a bright future for all, we must begin adjusting our collective relationship to material...READ MORE >

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24 Aug 2021 | By Ulf Nobbmann

Peak number order in DLS – which is peak one?

When we get a size distribution from dynamic light scattering (DLS), there is always an issue with numbering the peaks. Do you label the peak number from left to right, i.e. small to large size? Or is it better from...READ MORE >

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19 Aug 2021 | By Geneviève Labrecque

Making the impossible possible

A customer success story – Université de Paris This story is about a customer in the field of academia who encountered an issue related to the analysis of volcanic ashes, which are known to be very variable and for which...READ MORE >

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18 Aug 2021 | By Stefan Cairns

Ask an Expert: Dive deeper into multi-detection OMNISEC samples analysis

If only I asked an expert earlier… Sometime before I joined Malvern Panalytical, my Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC) knowledge level was quite low. When I was using a GPC system to analyze the polymers, synthesizing it wasn’t a cerebral process....READ MORE >

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17 Aug 2021 | By Ulf Nobbmann

Zetasizer Laser safety – class 1 or 3B?

You want to do laser light scattering. One of the core components of any light scattering system is a laser. And for this design laser power plays a role. So, is higher laser power always better? And what about laser...READ MORE >

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12 Aug 2021 | By Dan Shiley

The basics of optical spectroscopy for industrial and remote sensing

VNIR technology Near-infrared spectroscopy is the study of interactions of electromagnetic radiation with chemical bonds of materials – the energy is either reflected, transmitted, or absorbed. Spectra are produced when the bonds in organic materials or geologic minerals interact with...READ MORE >

11 Aug 2021 | By Maria Ma

Sensitive Teeth, Toothpaste Formulation, and Particle Size

Email: “Here is a Reminder from Your Dentist”  I: Delete… Sorry, covid.  ……. until recently when my teeth got too sensitive. I finally went to the dentist only to find five teeth to be filled.  Lying on the dental chair, I got curious:...READ MORE >

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