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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

Brookhaven ZetaPALS Instruments Juggles Many Diverse Projects in Sheffield

The Department of Chemical and Process Engineering at Sheffield University is making full use of its new Brookhaven NanoBrook ZetaPALS instrument for a number of diverse projects based on polymer colloids. Dr Alex Routh, Lecturer and specialist in this area, described the range of applications for which the system is being used: “The Department is […]

Applications: DLSNanoParticlesZeta
Instruments: NanoBrook Series

A Horizontal View of Light Scattering for Characterizing Proteins, Polymers and Nanoparticles

By Bruce B. Weiner Ph.D. Introduction The large number of properties that can be determined using various forms of light scat­tering is impressive: molecular weight, radius of gyration, and second virial coefficient using static light scattering (SLS) on synthetic polymers and natural biopolymers like proteins; diffusion coefficient, hydrodynamic radius, and size distribution using dynamic light […]

Applications: BiopharmaDLSNanoParticlesPolymersSLS
Instruments: NanoBrook SeriesBI-200SM

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

Molecular Engineering

Brookhaven analysers at heart of research in molecular and engineering thermodynamics at University of Delaware, USA The Center for Molecular and Engineering Thermodynamics (CMET), part of the University of Delaware’s Department of Chemical Engineering, is a focal point for experimental and theoretical research into techniques that are increasingly being used to tackle contemporary issues such […]

Applications: MacromoleculesPolymers
Instruments: NanoBrook Series

Bristol Colloid Centre, BI-200SM and Light Scattering Research

Use of Brookhaven Instruments’ BI-200SM Research Goniometer and BI-9000AT Autocorrelator as a photon correlation spectroscopy system has helped the Bristol Colloid Centre, a commercial enterprise founded by the University of Bristol, probe the properties of a variety of comples colloidal systems. The research has important consequences for industries ranging from petrochemicals to pharmaceuticals and personal […]

Applications: BiopharmaColloidsPetrochemicals
Instruments: TurboCorr

Brookhaven Instruments Contributes to Polymeric NP Drug Delivery Development

Brookhaven Instruments’ NanoBrook 90Plus Particle Size Analyzer and NanoBrook ZetaPALS, were used in a study entitled, “Polymeric Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery”. The study highlighted the significance of using biodegradable polymeric nanoparticles (NPs) for controlled drug delivery. Juliana Chan and her team of researchers used Brookhaven’s NanoBrook 90Plus Particle Size Analyzer and NanoBrook ZetaPALS to characterize […]

Applications: Drug DeliveryNanoParticlesPolymers
Instruments: NanoBrook Series

Eindhoven University of Technology Uses Brookhaven’s BI-DCP on Research

Eindhoven University of Technology’s Laboratory of Polymer Chemistry presented a study entitled “Polybutadiene latex particle size distribution analysis utilizing a disk centrifuge.” They discussed Polybutadiene latexes made in emulsifier-free emulsion polymerization of both unimodal and bimodal particles size distributions, which were analyzed through the line-start (LIST) method using a Brookhaven Disk Centrifuge Photosedimentometer (DCP). Results […]

Applications: NanoParticles
Instruments: BI-DCP

Hong Kong Polytechnic University Utilizes Brookhaven’s NanoBrook 90Plus Particle Size Analyzer

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University presented a study entitled “Super-Hydrophobic Surfaces From A Simple Coating Method: A Bionic Nanoengineering Approach Super-Hydrophobic Surfaces From A Simple Coating Method: A Bionic Nanoengineering Approach”. The study’s goal was to mimic the self-cleaning behavior of lotus leaves in nature to develop a super-hydrophobic surface to have potential applications for […]

Applications: BiopharmaSizing
Instruments: NanoBrook Series

Molecular and Engineering Thermodynamics; University of Delaware

The Center for Molecular and Engineering Thermodynamics (CMET), part of the University of Delaware’s Department of Chemical Engineering, is a focal point for experimental and theoretical research into techniques that are increasingly being used to tackle contemporary issues such as environmental problems, the purification of pharmaceuticals and new separations technologies. The Center is investigating methods […]

Applications: Complex FluidsSizingZeta
Instruments: NanoBrook Series
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