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Science City AM2 Particle size analysis

Contact: Stefan Bon or d dot lester at warwick dot ac dot uk

Lab C314

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Instrument Malvern Mastersizer 2000 Malvern Zetasizer Nano CPS DC 24000 Nanosight LM10
Technique Laser diffraction Dynamic light scattering Disc centrifuge Dark field particle tracker

Approximate suitable size of particles

> 1 µm < 1 µm < 10 µm < 1 µm

Dry powders

Liquid dispersions

Lower resolution

Average size

Fast measurement

Zeta potential

Higher resolution

Longer preparation time

Higher resolution

Good for multi-modal systems

Aqueous dispersions

Manuals and user guides(PDF document)

Mastersizer manual

Mastersizer essentials guide

Sample dispersion and refactive index guide

Dry powder unit (Scirocco 2000)

Wet dispersion unit (Hydro 2000 G/S)

Wet dispersion unit (Hydro 2000 µP)

Basic principles of particle size analysis

Wet dispersions: application note

Selection of real and imaginary components of refractive index

Risk Assessment

Zetasizer manual

Quick user guide

Introduction to DLS

Introduction to zeta potential


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Disc centrifuge manual

Disc centrifuge brochure

Quick user guide

Differential sedimentation

Risk Assessment

Nanosight NTA software manual
Links Malvern