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NanoBrook 90Plus Particle Size Analyzer Utilized in Anti-Cancer Drug Carrier Research

Science Direct featured the study “Thermosensitive Polymer-Conjugated Albumin Nanosphere As Thermal Targeting Anti Cancer Drug Carrier” which investigated a strategy to allow anti-cancer drug association with intelligent drug carriers. Zheyu Shen and his colleagues utilized Brookhaven’s NanoBrook 90Plus Particle Size Analyzer to facilitate dynamic light scattering (DLS) to measure particle size and distribution used for […]

Applications: BiopharmaDrug DeliveryEncapsulation
Instruments: NanoBrook Series

Rohm and Haas Uses Brookhaven Instruments for QC

Leading manufacturer of speciality chemicals, Rohm and Haas, has recently bought a Brookhaven Instruments 90Plus Particle Size Analyzer to increase the throughput of work carried out by the Quality Control department at the Jarrow Plant, Tyne and Wear. Geoff Lowther, Quality Controller, said, “We have a long standing relationship with Brookhaven and used its instruments […]

Applications: Quality Control
Instruments: NanoBrook Series

Functionalized Magnetic NPs research Utilizes Brookhaven’s NanoBrook 90Plus Particle Size Analyzer

“Amino Covalent Binding Approach On Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Surface: Toward Biological Applications” was published in Colloids and Surfaces A: Phsysicochemical and Engineering. In this study, Nébéwia Griffete and her colleagues investigated functionalized magnetic nanoparticles (NPs) and their potential biomedical applications. The researchers used a Brookhaven NanoBrook 90Plus Particle Size Analyzer to determine the electrophoretic mobility […]

Applications: NanoParticles
Instruments: NanoBrook Series

Nano-Composites at University of Sussex

The Brookhaven Instruments BI-DCP Disc Centrifuge is providing to be crucial piece of equipment for a group of polymer researchers led by, Dr. Steve Armes. The team, based at the University of Sussex in the UK, is developing new polymer nanocomposite particles for a range of important uses including better ways to diagnose deadly illnesses […]

Applications: NanoParticles
Instruments: BI-DCP

Brookhaven’s NanoBrook 90Plus Particle Analyzer Used to Study Alumina Nanofluids

“Particle Shape Effects On Thermophysical Properties Of Alumina Nanofluids” a study conducted by Elena Timofeeva, Jules Routbort and Dileep Singh, was featured in the Journal of Applied Physics. In this study, the researchers used Brookhaven’s NanoBrook 90Plus Particle Size Analyzer to determine dynamic light scattering (DLS) measurements of the nanofluids. This enabled them to investigate […]

Applications: ColloidsComplex FluidsNanoParticles
Instruments: NanoBrook Series

The X-ray Disc Centrifuge – A Unique Particle Sizing Technique

Summary Disc centrifuges fractionate particles according to both size and density, making them ideal for high-resolution particle sizing. X-Ray based detection further simplifies the process of calculating a particle size distribution from a centrifugation-based instrument, eliminating optical corrections and approximations.  This has been shown to be especially relevant for metal particles and metal oxide, which […]

Applications: Sizing
Instruments: BI-XDCBI-DCP

Guide for Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS) sample preparation

Nomenclature The term solvent refers the pure solvent used to prepare the diluent. Examples of solvents are toluene or water. The diluent may also be referred to as the liquid in DLS textbooks. Diluents are solvent with additives, for example a 10% by weight methanol in water or a 10 mM KNO3 salt in DI […]

Applications: DLSSample PrepTheory
Instruments: NanoBrook Series

Zeta potential measurement of limestone in seawater by Phase Analysis Light Scattering

Abstract Measurements of limestone in 100% seawater (1.15M ionic strength), 50% seawater, and 25% seawater were conducted on the Brookhaven Instruments NanoBrook ZetaPALS. Below is the procedure for preparing these samples as well as the measurement parameters used in their analyses. Introduction Zeta Potential is relatively easy to measure in cases of high charge and […]

Applications: High SaltOil RecoveryPetrochemicals
Instruments: NanoBrook Series

Brookhaven’s BI-200SM Used in Investigative Study on Cyclosporin A

The Journal of Controlled Release presented a study entitled “Investigation Of The Factors Influencing The Release Rates Of Cyclosporin A-Loaded Micro- And Nanoparticles Prepared By High-Pressure Homogenizer”. The study, conducted by Woo-kyoung Lee and his colleagues, used Brookhaven’s BI-200SM to aid them in preparing cyclosporin A (CyA)–loaded particles varying in size, polymer composition and additive […]

Applications: BiopharmaEnzymes
Instruments: BI-200SM