Mastersizer 3000: Smarter Laser Diffraction Particle Sizing from MalvernVideo
The Mastersizer 3000 is the latest generation of the world’s most popular particle sizing instrument.
The particle size analyzer delivers rapid, accurate particle size distributions for both wet and dry dispersions with the minimum of effort. Measuring over the nanometer to millimeter particle size ranges, it packs exceptional performance into the smallest of footprints, bringing operator-independent measurements that every user can rely on.
The industrial focus group XUV Optics, part of the MESA+ Institute for nanotechnology, is located in a new high-tech lab at the University of Twente (the Netherlands). XUV Optics performs top research in the field of nanotechnology. They specialize in developing multilayer mirrors (e.g. used in space telescopes) and in advanced forms of lithography to generate new computer chips. In the video, lab manager Prof. Dr. Fred Bijkerk and assistant professor Dr. Ir. Robbert van der Kruis explain how Malvern Panalytical's Empyrean X-ray diffractometer contributes to their research.Watch Now
A group is developing ultra-high precision synthetic polymers with precisely controlled chain lengths and monomer sequences. The resulting information-containing macromolecules can be deployed for data storage, anti-counterfeiting and traceability technologies.Watch Now
Scientists have found a few bones and seven teeth belonging to a previously unknown species of human. They've named the new species Homo luzonensis, after the island of Luzon in the Philippines where it was found. The bones are tiny, suggesting that Homo luzonensis was under 4 feet tall. That would make it the second species of diminutive human to be found in south-east Asia; in 2007 scientists announced the discovery of Homo floresiensis, found on the island of Flores in Indonesia and nicknamed the hobbit. Both species lived around 50,000 years ago, at a time when Asia was also home to our species, the Neanderthals and a group called the Denisovans. The new species raises many questions, including who were its ancestors and how did it move?Watch Now
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Researchers at the University of Michigan are testing a prototype device designed to filter the air of a pig barn at a pork production farm by using nonthermal plasma to inactivate airborne pathogens to prevent the spread of disease.Watch Now
Humans need many different food nutrients if they are to stay healthy and reduce the risk of diet-related disease. Dietary Reference Values are the amounts of nutrients that people need to stay healthy -- but how are they calculated? This video explains.Watch Now
Lead leaching from pipes into the water supply is a serious public health concern. And if water sources or treatment regimens are changed, the new chemistry can cause water distribution systems that were previously safe to begin releasing toxic lead. Scientists will describe a cost- effective and quick method that could overcome these problems and make lead pipes safe for carrying drinking water.Watch Now