Dynamic Light Scattering Apparatus
The Zetasizer Nano ZS is a high performance two angle particle and molecular size analyzer for the enhanced detection of aggregates and measurement of small or dilute samples as well as samples at very low or high concentration using dynamic light scattering (DLS) with Non-Invasive Backscattering (NIBS) optics.
Focused Beam Reflectance Measurement
Focused Beam Reflectance Measurement (FBRM) provides the unique ability to measure particles and droplets in concentrated suspensions and emulsions, at full process concentration, without the need for sample extraction or preparation.
Fourier Transform Infrared Microscope
The IR beam is used to vibrationally excite molecules within the sample. The molecules are then identified based on their characteristic vibrations. The combination with microscopy allows for chemical mapping as well as chemical identification of particles and small contaminants.
High Speed Contact Angle Instrument
Optical Contact Angle (OCA 35) is a contact angle measuring device that allows for automatic measurements of wetting behaviour of solids as well as a series of system analysis and tests.
Imaging and Scanning X-Ray Photoelectron Spectrometer
Mono-energetic x-rays irradiate the sample, causing photoelectrons to be emitted from the surface. The binding energy and intensity of photoelectron peaks are detected and can provide elemental identity, chemical state information and elemental quantification.
Ellipsometry is a versatile and powerful optical technique for the investigation of dielectric properties of thin films. Using an intense solid state laser (658 nm), light is reflected off of a sample and the change in the polarization of the light is detected.
Particle Visualization Microscope
The Particle Visualization Microscope (PVM) is a probe-based vision tool that provides immediate, critical insight into crystal, particle and droplet systems. It instantly detects process changes and allows for visualization of changes to particles, droplets and cells in real-time.
Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation
The Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation (QCM-D) monitoring monitors the frequency and energy dissipation response of the freely oscillating sensor. It is commonly used in surface science to characterize the formation of thin films.
Surface Plasmon Resonance Imaging
Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) is an established tool that offers a new generation of label-free biomolecular analysis. It can provide information on kinetic processes (association and dissociation), binding affinity, analyte concentration and real-time molecule detection.
The Instron 5943 is a single column testing system built for durability and precision. The superior stiffness and alignment of this system ensures precise alignment when testing everything from biomaterials to wire or plastic film.