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NanoChOp workshop May 2015

The NanoChOp project partners organised a workshop to disseminate the outcomes of the project and provide an opportunity to establish or reinforce links between the project stakeholders. Over 25 delegates representing nanomaterial producers, instrument manufacturers, regulatory and standardisation bodies, government, metrological institutes and academia. The presentations from this event are available below: NanoDefine- an integrated analytical …

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NanoChOp project workshop

NanoChOp workshop LGC

NanoChOp project workshop, LGC, May 2015. The NanoChOp project is now in its final months. At this workshop, the project partners will give an overview of the project outcomes and achievements while seeking to engage stakeholders in a discussion of the remaining challenges for the use of nanoparticles in real life applications. Click on the …

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Workshop April 2015: Nanoparticle concentration, chemistry and interfaces

NanoChOp workshop

Workshop: Nanoparticle concentration, chemistry and interfaces 20 – 24 April 2015, Peckforton Castle, Cheshire, UK This four-day workshop will engage international experts in a lively scientific debate around the measurement of concentration of nanoparticle in media, their chemistry and the nature of critical interfaces. Workshop Format and Topics Particles, particularly those below 100 nm in …

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Hamburg University awarded Research Excellence Grant

Asymmetric Flow Field-Flow Fractionation system

A Research Excellence Grant was recently awarded to Hamburg University to synthesise high quality Quantum dot-quantum rod systems (QDQRs) with different aspect ratios and emission wavelengths. The Hamburg University research team will provide and use these materials for the validation of measurement techniques for the traceable optical characterisation of non-spherical fluorescent nanomaterials and especially for the key fluorometric parameter …

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Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis to characterise novel nanoscale reference materials

Nanoparticle tracking analysis

LGC, the UK’s designated National Measurement Institute for chemical and bioanalytical measurement, is using a unique combination of Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis (NTA – NanoSight, UK) with field flow fractionation coupled to inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (FFF-ICPMS) to characterise nano reference materials for their physical and chemical properties in an in vitro biological matrix. NanoSight, leading …

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NanoChop Summary

Nanochop logo square format

The joint research project ‘Chemical and Optical Characterisation of Nanomaterials in Biological Systems’ is now well underway. This website will provide information about the project and exciting developments as they happen. However the consortium has developed a summary document that gives a concise overview of the proposed out put from the project, anticipated impact as …

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European metrology research to ensure science for a safer world

Carbon nanotube

LGC, the UK’s designated National Measurement Institute for chemical and bioanalytical measurement, is leading two joint research projects (JRPs) funded by the European Metrology Research Programme (EMRP). The two JRPs are being undertaken in collaboration with other leading European National Measurement Institutes and aim to address key challenges through the development of traceable measurement methods …

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