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Measurement of sizes of colloid particles using dynamic light scattering

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Size distribution functions of colloid particles are obtained with the aid of dynamic light scattering for both polarized and depolarized components. Electron microscopy of the colloid particles is used to construct size distribution histograms. Numerical analysis yields good agreement of the experimental and theoretical size distributions. The size distribution function is derived from the solution to the corresponding integral equations using the Tikhonov regularization procedure.

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Original Russian Text © K.G. Kulikov, T.V. Koshlan, 2015, published in Zhurnal Tekhnicheskoi Fiziki, 2015, Vol. 60, No. 12, pp. 26–32.

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Kulikov, K.G., Koshlan, T.V. Measurement of sizes of colloid particles using dynamic light scattering. Tech. Phys. 60, 1758–1764 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1134/S1063784215120099

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Keywords

  • Integral Equation
  • Dynamic Light Scattering
  • Autocorrelation Function
  • Regularization Parameter
  • Colloid Particle