Particle Characterization



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Assays * Catalysis * Ceramics * Chemical Detection * Chemical Mechanical Polishing * Coatings * Cosmetics * Data Storage * Diagnostic Tests * Dispersions * Drug Delivery * Electronic Devices * Flat Panel Displays * Fuel Cells * Imaging Systems * Inks * Marking Technologies * Membranes * Optics * Personal Care * Pharmaceuticals * Pigments * Plastics * Printing * Separations * Sintering * Surface Modification * Switches 

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Applications Managers * Chemists * Engineers * Formulators * Industrial Research Workers * Materials Scientists * Physicists * Product Development Managers * Technicians * Students …

   … Developing Materials, Products, and Processes Based on Particles and Particle Technologies


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Particle Characterization

Topics Covered:

Introduction

Definitions
Properties
Particle Size Distributions
Case Studies

Particle Sizing
Sieving and Filtration
Hydrodynamic Methods
Single Particle Counting
Size Exclusion Chromatography

Acoustic Methods
Microscopy and Image Analysis
Light Scattering

Surface Charge and Electrokinetics
Double Layer Structure
Zeta Potential and Mobility
Microelectrophoresis
Sedimentation Potential
Colloid Vibration Potential
Electrokinetic Sonic Amplitude
Other Surface and Bulk Properties
Density
Surface Area, Adsorption
Optical Absorption, Turbidity
Diffuse Reflectance
Second Harmonic Generation
Rheology
Classification
Viscometers and Rheomters
Effective Volume Fraction
Double Layer Effects
Particle Size Effects
Thickeners
Flocculation
Flocculation, Coalescence
Creaming
Five Mechanisms of Flocculation
Creaming Rates
Aggregation/Flocculation Examples
  
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Instructor - John Texter

Professor John Texter has over 25 years experience in industrial small particle and coating technologies.  He is Professor of Polymer and Coating Technology at Eastern Michigan University. He has been Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, and has worked for Strider Research Corporation and for Eastman Kodak Company in various areas of dispersion and emulsion technology.  He received his undergraduate engineering education and his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Lehigh University, where he studied at the Zettlemoyer Center for Surface and Coatings Research.  He is an experienced lecturer, organizer, and technical project manager.  He is an inventor, editor, and author of over 140 publications including four books, forty-two issued U.S. patents, and numerous research and review articles.  He has received numerous awards and honors including a Service Recognition Award from the ACS Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry, a Team Achievement Award for Improved Ferrotyping, induction into the Kodak Distinguished Inventors’ Gallery, an MRE Innovation Award for Nanocrystalline Technology, the CTO Patent Award for Innovation and Initiative in Patenting, listings in American Men and Women of Science, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the East, Who's Who in America, and various fellowships.  He is active professionally and has served as Chairman of the Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry of the American Chemical Society, Chairman of the Chemistry at Interfaces Gordon Research Conference, Vice-Chair of the Chemistry of Supramolecules and Assemblies, and organizer of many international symposia.  He is a member of the American Chemical Society, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the American Physical Society, and the Society for Imaging Science and Technology.


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