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The Malvern NanoSight LM10 instrument provides an easy-to-use, reproducible platform for nanoparticle characterization.
The LM10 allows rapid and accurate analysis of the size distribution and concentration of all types of nanoparticles from 10nm to 2000nm in diameter, depending on the instrument configuration and sample type.
The Malvern NanoSight LM10 is a highly flexible and robust instrument that can be upgraded at any time to fit the changing needs of both routine testing and research laboratories.
The Malvern NanoSight LM10 uses the technology of Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis (NTA). This unique technology utilizes the properties of both light scattering and Brownian motion in order to obtain the size distribution and concentration measurement of particles in liquid suspension. A laser beam is passed through the sample chamber, and the particles in suspension in the path of this beam scatter light in such a manner that they can easily be visualized via a 20x magnification microscope onto which is mounted a camera. The camera operates at 30 frames per second (fps), capturing a video file of the particles moving under Brownian motion. The software tracks many particles individually and using the Stokes-Einstein equation calculates their hydrodynamic diameters.
When you purchase a Malvern product we understand that this is just the first stage of a working relationship that will last for the lifetime of the instrument. Some customers just need to ask an occasional question or to download a software upgrade, whilst others require a comprehensive support contract with priority call out and fixed cost of ownership. Whatever your situation Malvern will provide the right support for you.
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The need to characterize different properties of nanomaterials continues to grow rapidly. Since the commercialization of the technique in 2004, Nanoparticle tracking Analysis (NTA) has become increasingly prevalent in a wide variety of different rese...
NanoSight instruments with upgraded concentration measurement have increased concentration measurement accuracy and repeatability. This provides improved measurement robustness and removes the influence of user settings. Data is shown here that illus...
With ever-increasing amounts of nanomaterials being commercially produced and utilized, there exists a need to determine the lifecycle and fate of these materials, with an understandable focus on potentially toxic effects. This poster describes ...
This poster outlines an example where the methodology of Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis (NTA) is used to characterize nanoparticles for drug delivery purposes
NTA was successfully used to characterize a broad range of polymer particles and polymer suspensions for various applications including thermo responsive polymers, mix size polymer microspheres as well as drug delivery vesicles.
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