Malvern has announced it will present a webinar discussing the particle tracking analysis (PTA) method (ISO19430) and what it means for nanoparticle measurements.

December 2016 saw the publication of the long awaited international standard method, which describes the evaluation of the number-based particle size distribution in liquid dispersions (solid, liquid, or gaseous particles suspended in liquids) using the particle tracking analysis method for diffusion velocity measurements.

This webinar will introduce the standard, including suggested measurement procedures for minimal acceptable data quality, and how Malvern’s NanoSight NTA meets these requirements.

Speaker Denis Koltsov was born in Moscow in 1976 and graduated from Cambridge University in 1998. He obtained his PhD in Nanotechnology in 2003 from the same university.

Dr Koltsov worked as a research associate in Cambridge Nanoscience Centre before taking up a lecturing position at Lancaster University in 2005, where he led nanotechnology work and outreach services until 2009. Dr Koltsov is now running his own nanotechnology consulting practice (BREC Solutions), which focuses on technical, regulatory, and standardisation issues nanotechnology innovation.

Dr Koltsov is the author of several patents, numerous publications, and confidential reports to stakeholders. He is a recognised authority in nanotechnology innovation and current market, regulatory and policy trends. In addition, he is an expert representing industry on British Standards Institution (BSI), International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO), and European Committee for Standadisation (CEN) expert committees. Dr Koltsov holds the chairman position and head of the UK delegation for Fine Bubble Technology standardisation committee under BSI and is a convener of the ISO/TC281 working group 2 (characterisation of fine bubbles). He has conducted a number of industry-led consultations in nanotechnology sector and reported to relevant regulatory authorities.

Why attend?

Viewers of the webinar will gain an understanding of what the ISO standard for particle tracking analysis means for nanoparticle measurements. This will be of interest to anyone using nanoparticle tracking analysis (NTA), especially in a regulated environment. Those suggested attend include lab scientists, PhD students, supervisors, and anyone interpreting or reviewing data from a PTA instrument.

What will you learn?

Viewers will learn what data should be collected to meet the standard and ensure good data quality, as well as how users should set up experiments to ensure they meet the standard and what functions and features in NanoSight NTA enable the user to easily meet the requirement.

The webinar will take place on 7 February at 10:30-11:00 (GMT-05:00).