Particle Explorer

Particle Explorer is a robust suite of software that gives you an in-depth look at your DLS and SLS data.

Particle Explorer is an advanced data acquisition and analysis program used with our BI-200SM Research Goniometer, which gives you an in-depth look at your DLS and SLS data.


Features at a glance

  • Correlator control and layout
  • Dynamic light scattering
  • Static light scattering
  • Multi-angle measurements
  • Measurement automation – angle and temperature
  • Import of measurements made with other Brookhaven Instruments software
  • Zimm plot
  • Goniometer alignment integration


Supported Instruments:

  • BI-200SM Goniometer


Hardware Requirements:

Recommended Requirements
CPUDual Core or better
RAM4 GB or better
Operating SystemWindows® 7 through 10. The software is not compatible with Enterprise versions.
Screen Resolution19″, 1440 x 900 or larger

A policy of continual improvement may lead to specification changes.

Typical Applications

Dynamic Light Scattering

  • dh, Hydrodynamic size
  • DT, diffusion coefficient
  • Multimodal Size Distributions, NNLS and Contin
  • Aggregation phenomena
  • Mixed Micelles
  • Microemulsions
  • Colloids
  • Vesicles
  • Liposomes
  • Nucleotides / Oligonucleotides
  • Aggregation Kinetics
  • Nucleation and Growth
  • Protein crystallization


Static Light Scattering

  • Absolute MW determination, Zimm Plot
  • Mw, Weight/Mass Average Molecular Weight
  • Rg , radius of gyration
  • A2, second virial coefficient
  • Microemulsions
  • Colloid stability and aggregation
  • Aggregation number
  • Complex fluid characterization
  • Fractal Dimension
  • Emulsion polymerization
  • Degree of Polymerization
  • Particle size growth
  • Nucleation processes

Request a download

Particle Explorer is a specialized software package that may not work with all instruments; as such, we do not currently offer it for direct download. Please fill out the form below so that one of our Sales Engineers can check for compatibility between your instrument and the Particle Explorer software. You may be contacted for additional information.


Where is my model number and serial number?

The model number and serial number can be found on the base of the instrument, shown below. The appearance of your label may be different from the one shown depending on the age of the instrument but will still contain the required information.


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