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Assembly of Spherical, Sub-Micron Stober Silica Spheres with Aid of ZetaPALS

A DISSERTATION PRESENTED TO THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA 2012 Copyright 2012 Gill Brubaker The process of spin coating surfaces can be used to develop three dimensional ordered arrays of nano particles, macroporous polymers, sub wavelength […]

Applications: ColloidsZeta
Instruments: NanoBrook Series

Determining Molecular Weights

Breaking new ground in polymer science A long-standing collaboration between Brookhaven Instruments Corporation and the Physics department at Tulane University in New Orleans, USA, has broken new ground in the understanding of polymer characterization. This has resulted in the development of the Brookhaven BI-MwA, a molecular weight analyzer for online monitoring of polymerization reactions. Professor […]

Applications: Polymers
Instruments: BI-MwA

Titanium Dioxide, Zeta Potential at Low pH: Penn State

A research group in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Pennsylvania State University uses a Brookhaven ZetaPALS instrument to characterize the zeta potential of titania particles in very low pH environments. Themis Matsoukas, Associate Professor in the department, explained: “We work with titania nanoparticles at pH between 0.5 and 2. These particles are formed in […]

Applications: NanoParticles
Instruments: NanoBrook Series

Brookhaven’s NanoBrook ZetaPALS Aids in Synthesizing Nanomagnetic Particle for Magnetic Hyperthermia

BioMed Central featured a study entitled, “Physically Synthesized Ni-Cu Nanoparticles For Magnetic Hyperthermia”, authored by Martin Bettge, Jhunu Chatterjee and Yousef Haik. The goal of the study was to demonstrate how self-regulating magnetic hyperthermia could be achieved by synthesizing nanomagnetic particles with desired Curie temperature. The process used in this study was composed of melting […]

Applications: NanoParticles
Instruments: NanoBrook Series

Nano-Particles at Penn State

A research group in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Pennsylvania State University uses a Brookhaven Instruments ZetaPALS instrument to characterize the zeta potential of titania particles in very low pH environments. Themis Matsoukas, Associate Professor in the department explained: “We work with titania nanoparticles at pH between 0.5 and 2. These particles are formed […]

Applications: NanoParticles
Instruments: NanoBrook Series

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

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

Several Brookhaven Instruments Contribute in Cryptococcus Species Study

Several pieces of equipment from Brookhaven Instruments were used in a featured study in Open Access, entitled “Capsules From Pathogenic And Non-Pathogenic Cryptococcus Spp. Manifest Significant Differences In Structure And Ability To Protect Against Phagocytic Cells”. In this study, Glauber de S. Araujo and his colleagues aimed to identify differences within Cryptococcus species that provided […]

Applications: BiopharmaHealthZeta
Instruments: BI-DNDC

21 CFR Part 11 compliant software from Brookhaven Instruments

Brookhaven Instruments Corporation has recently introduced new 21 CFR Part 11 compliant software for its NanoBrook 90Plus submicron 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. Every record saved to […]

Applications: CFR
Instruments: CFR

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 characterizae 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 […]

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