Do you want to improve the turnover frequency of a heterogeneous catalyst, control the growth of silica colloids during production, or enhance the mechanical properties of nanocomposites?
Nanoparticles & colloids
Characterization at the nanoscale can help you find answers.
With X-ray scattering in your lab, you can for example:
- Measure the size and shape of catalytic nanoparticles and concentration of particles in dispersion
- Characterize the growth-mechanism and self-assembly of silica particles
- Measure the particle size distribution in colloids dispersions, in powders or in polymer matrix
- Determine the alignment of carbon nanotubes during processing
Obtaining accurate nanoparticles size distribution from SAXS measurements in the lab
This application example demonstrates how laboratory SAXS measurements on large nanoparticles (> 100 nm) can accurately determine the size distribution even for bi-modal population of closely sized particles.
SAXS is suitable for the analysis of both dilute and turbid suspensions as well as solid matrixes with particles
Particle size distribution, pore size distribution, concentration and volume fraction, specific surface, nanoparticle and macromolecular shape?
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