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Differential Refractometer with Biopolymers

Light scattering experiments are set to become easier with the launch of the BI-DNDC Differential Refractometer by Brookhaven Instruments. The new differential refractometer has a warm-up time of just one hour and is significantly less expensive than other models on the market. An accessory to the existing line of Brookhaven’s light scattering instruments, the BI-DNDC […]

Applications: BiologyPolymers
Instruments: BI-DCP

Information from Complex Systems

The School of Mechanical and Production Engineering at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, uses a Brookhaven Instrumetns BI-200SM Research Goniometer with a BI-9000AT Autocorrelator to characterize complex systems, such as block copolymers, associate polymers and surfactant systems. Michael KC Tam, Associate Professor at the School said, “The goal of our work is to correlate the microstructure […]

Study on Bioactive Calcium Silicate Used Brookhaven’s BI-200SM

A. Meiszterics and K. Sinkó from the L. Eötvös University, conducted a research entitled, “Study of Bioactive Calcium Silicate Ceramic Systems for Biomedical Applications” which strived to understand correlations in the chemical composition, solubility and mechanical properties of calcium silicate ceramic materials. The researchers made use of the Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS) method in this […]

Applications: BiomaterialsBiopharmaSizing
Instruments: BI-200SM

Zooming in on Zeta Potential

The determination of electrophoretic mobility and zeta potential is crucial to understanding the behavior and stability of colloids and suspensions over time. Traditional light scattering methods that are based upon the shifted frequency spectrum are relatively insensitive and can fail when confronted with high viscosity oils, non-polar liquids, high salt concentrations or particles that are […]

Applications: NanoParticlesTitrations
Instruments: NanoBrook SeriesBI-SM50

Brookhaven Instruments aids in the development of aqueous gel-casting FDP frameworks

Brookhaven’s BI-XDC and NanoBrook ZetaPlus were used in a study entitled “Rheological Characteristics of Zirconia Slurries of Gel-Casting of A Fixed Partial Denture (FPD) Framework”, which was featured in the Journal of Ceramic Processing Research. The study aimed to identify the conditions of preparing stable slips with high solid content in the production of aqueous […]

Applications: GelsPolymers
Instruments: BI-XDC

Brookhaven’s NanoBrook 90Plus Particle Size Analyzer Effective in Poorna chandrodayan Research

Anoop Austin from Rumi Herbals’ R&D Centre, presented a study that demonstrated mercurial and gold preparation in nanoparticle form.The study was entitled “Chemical Characterization Of A Gold And Mercury Based Siddha Sasthric Preparation-Poorna Chandrodayan”. Poorna chandrodayan (PC) is an elixir of mercury and gold widely used in Siddha Medicine for various weakening diseases. This study […]

Applications: NanoParticles
Instruments: NanoBrook Series

BI-DCP Helps in Studying Styrene/Butyl Acrylate Miniemulsion-based PSAs

A study by University of Ottawa’s Department of Chemical Engineering entitled, “The Effect of Particle Size And Composition on The Performance of Styrene/Butyl Acrylate Miniemulsion-Based PSAs”, discussed how the control over particle sizes afforded by miniemulsions could enable us to affect the properties of pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) in a controlled manner. In this particular study, […]

Applications: Polymers
Instruments: BI-DCP

Research in Immobilized Cofactors of Enzymes Employs Brookhaven’s NanoBrook 90Plus Particle Size Analyzer

The Journal of Biotechnology featured a research entitled, “Nanoparticle-Supported Multi-Enzyme Biocatalysis With In Situ Cofactor Regeneration” conducted by Wenfang Liu, Songping Zhang and Ping Wang. The study’s aim is to report on the nature of immobilized cofactors of enzymes used in many biotechnology applications. The researchers using a Brookhaven NanoBrook 90Plus Particle Size Analyzer for […]

Applications: BiopharmaEnzymes
Instruments: NanoBrook Series

Absolute Size Exclusion Chromatography of BSA

Abstract We present results from Bovine Serum Albumin (BSA) measured in an analytical size exclusion chromatography (SEC) system including the Brookhaven BI-MwA static light scattering system. BSA is used ubiquitously as a test protein for concentration and for system calibration and testing. Typical results are presented. Introduction The extraction of insulin from blood plasma was […]

Applications: BiopharmaChromatographyMolecular Weight
Instruments: BI-MwA

Research on Endotoxin Nanoparticles Uses Brookhaven’s NanoBrook 90Plus Particle Size Analyzer

A feature from Particle and Fibre Toxicology entitled “Contamination of Nanoparticles by Endotoxin: Evaluation of Different Test Methods” discussed a convenient method to evaluate endotoxin contamination in nanoparticle samples using Brookhaven’s NanoBrook 90Plus Particle Size Analyzer. In this study, endotoxin particles were characterized through a dynamic light scattering (DLS) technique using Brookhaven’s NanoBrook 90Plus Particle […]

Applications: BiopharmaNanoParticles
Instruments: NanoBrook Series
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