Electrophoretic Light Scattering: Modern Methods and Recent Applications to Biological Membranes and Polyelectrolytes

  • B. R. Ware
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 59)


Electrophoretic light scattering (ELS) is simply the application of the laser Doppler principle for automated analytical electrophoresis.1–3 Although the potential power of this approach has been apparent to many workers, both in the fields of electrophoresis and quasi-elastic light scattering (QELS), the technical difficulties of interfacing two complex and unrelated methodologies have discouraged a number of prospective practitioners. The development and publication of a number of technical improvements and successful applications have steadily increased the size of the ELS user community, and in little more than a decade following its invention, the technique is now commercially available and quite widely employed.


Doppler Shift Laser Doppler Velocimetry Endocytic Vesicle Tracer Diffusion Coefficient Counterion Condensation 
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  • B. R. Ware
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  1. 1.Department of ChemistrySyracuse UniversitySyracuseUSA

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