Application Library

Nov 7, 2019

Chromatography and Latex Particles; Dionex Corp.

Dionex Corporation in California, USA, has recently replaced an old BI-90 Particle Size Analyzer from Brookhaven Instruments with a new 90Plus with the ZetaPALS option. After 18 years continuous service from the old instruments, Charanjit Saini, a graduate polymer chemist in the Polymer Chemistry Department, explained why she opted for Brookhaven Instruments again, “We have […]

Applications: Colloids
Instruments: NanoBrook Series
Nov 7, 2019

Brookhaven’s Expertise Praised by Lausanne Scientists

Scientists in the Powder Technology Laboratory at the Ecole Polytechnic Federal de Lausanne technical university in Switzerland continue to turn to Brookhaven Instruments to help them with their work on powder synthesis and characterization. Dr Paul Bowen, in the laboratory, explained: “I find Brookhaven’s instruments to be well conceived from a theoretical standpoint and scientifically […]

Applications: ColloidsNanoParticles
Instruments: BI-XDC
Nov 7, 2019

Brookhaven Instruments Goniometer Helps Solve “Blue Waters” Mystery

A BI-200SM Research Goniometer with BI-9000AT Autocorrelator from Brookhaven Instruments has recently helped researchers at the Brookhaven National Laboratory* in New York solve the enigma of why aqueous molybdenum solutions are blue. Dr. Tianbo Liu in the Department of Physics explained, “Molybdenum and oxygen can combine to form a wide variety of structures and some […]

Applications: DLSPolymers
Instruments: BI-200SM
Nov 7, 2019

Brookhaven Instruments Chosen for Characterization of Colloidal Systems

“Brookhaven Instruments’ BI-200SM Research Goniometer and Light Scattering System is critical for the characterization of colloidal systems,” said John C. Berg, Rehnberg Professor of Chemical Engineering and Director of the Engineering Centre for Surfaces, Polymers and Colloids at the University of Washington. “We use the instrument to determine the size of dispersed particles and lipid […]

Applications: Colloids
Instruments: BI-200SM
Nov 7, 2019

Brookhaven Instruments Boosts Polymer Research in Cyprus

Researchers at the University of Cyprus are using a Brookhaven Instruments BI-MwA Molecular Weight Analyzer and 90Plus Particle Size Analyzer to investigate the properties and applications of functional amphiphilic block copolymers prepared using group transfer polymerization (GTP) chemistry. Associate Professor Costas S. Patrickios, from the Department of Chemistry, said: “These are the first light scattering instruments in the department […]

Applications: Polymers
Instruments: BI-MwA
Nov 7, 2019

Brookhaven 90Plus supports vaccine characterization

Research scientists in the Canadian biotechnology company ID Biomedical are using two Brookhaven 90Plus particle size analyzers to provide critical data towards the characterization of the innovative FluINsureT nasal vaccine currently under development. Dr John Williams, Senior Scientist in the Department of Analytical Development explained: “It is vital to know the size of the component […]

Applications: BiopharmaDrug DeliveryZeta
Instruments: NanoBrook Series
Nov 7, 2019

Agrochemical Research at BASF

BASF Agro Research, which develops chemicals for use in agriculture, has purchased a NanoBrook ZetaPALS from Brookhaven Instruments, based on Phase Analysis Light Scattering (PALS), for the determination of zeta potential of colloidal suspensions. Zeta potential is useful indicator of a formulation’s stability. The new instrument has a particle sizing option based on dynamic light scattering (DLS, […]

Applications: AgroChemColloids
Instruments: BI-200SMNanoBrook Series
Nov 7, 2019

Aggregation of Particles in Beer

Brewing Research International selected the NanoBrook ZetaPlus fitted with the BI-9000AT correlator from Brookhaven Instruments Ltd. for research and quality control projects investigating factors that might extend the shelf life of beer. The ZetaPlus was chosen over two other competitive systems because it was the only one to offer all the desired features “off-the-shelf”. It […]

Applications: AggregationColloidsFoodSci
Instruments: NanoBrook Series
Nov 7, 2019

21 CFR Part 11 compliant software from Brookhaven Instruments

Brookhaven Instruments Corporation offers 21 CFR Part 11 compliant software for its NanoBrook particle sizer, in line with the FDA’s rules governing electronic signatures and records. The BI-PSD21 runs as a closed system via a specific user interface and can export data to third party applications. The software comes with full information on validation and […]

Applications: 21 CFR
Instruments: NanoBrook Series
Nov 7, 2019

Combining Particle Size and Zeta Potential Information

Brookhaven Instruments’ NanoBrook Omni has been specially designed to determine the zeta potential (ζ) of particles and droplets in liquid suspension. It is a vital instrument for research in industries such as biopharma, cosmetics, pigments, agrochemicals and food science, combining ease-of-use with value for money. Unlike other instruments, the NanoBrook Omni gets around the problem […]

Applications: BiopharmaDLSFoodSciNanoParticlesZeta
Instruments: NanoBrook Series