Particle Size Analysis (Zeta potential Analysis) @ Trinity College Dublin (TCD) School of Pharmacy

Institution Trinity College Dublin (TCD) School of Pharmacy
County Dublin
Technique Category Particle Size Analysis
Technique Particle Size Analysis (Zeta potential Analysis)

Basic Capabilities

Measures particle and molecular size from below a nanometer to several microns, zeta potential, electrophoretic mobility and molecular weight.


Equipment Make Malvern
Equipment Model Zetasizer Nano ZS


Advantage of Technique/Equipment Fast analysis, no need of calibration, ability to measure properties of nanosized particulates.
Limitations of Technique/Equipment Sample preparation and concentration may affect the results. Disposable consumables very expensive.

Other Details

Containment Not set up to deal with samples that require containment
Turnaround Time Days
Report yes
Interpretation yes
Data on Analyst Trained PhD student and Experienced postdoctoral researcher
Indicative Price Dependent on sample and method development required: €110-€150.

Industry Recommendation


Dr. Anne Marie Healy

Quality & Systems Supports

Quality Management System in Place


Good Manufacturing Practice Status

Preventative Maintenance



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