“Measure what is measurable and make measurable that which is not” – this quote by Galileo Galilei is Anton Paar’s central motto. The company has a tradition of close-knit cooperation with the worldwide academic community, assisting innovators at the forefront of investigative science with the precise instrumentation they require. Find the instrument that meets your particular needs in the instrument list below – or let us help you find the best solution by contacting us directly.
Anton Paar Products
Atmospheric Distillation Analyzer: Diana 700
Automated system for quality analysis of sugar beet: Betalyser
Automatic Process Polarimeter: Propol
Benchtop Heating Stages: BTS 150 | BTS 500
Benchtop Raman spectrometers: Cora 7X00
Calotest Compact (CAT²c)
Capillary Extension: HTK 1200N
Cleveland Flash & Fire Point Tester: CLA 5
Cold Filter Plugging Point Tester: Callisto 100
Combined density and sound velocity sensor: L-Com 5500
Compact Raman spectrometers: Cora 5X00
Cryo & Humidity Chamber: CHC plus⁺
Density and sound velocity meter: DSA 5000 M
Density meter: DMA 1001
Density meter: DMA 501
Density meter: DMA 4100 M
Density meter: DMA 4500 M
Density meter: DMA 5000 M
Density Sensor: L-Dens 3300
Digital Refractometer: Abbemat Performance
Domed Cooling Stage for Four-Circle Goniometers: DCS 500
Domed Hot Stage for Four-Circle Goniometers: DHS 1100
Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer: MCR 702 MultiDrive
Dynamic shear rheometer measuring head: DSR 502
Dynamic Shear Rheometer: SmartPave
Electrokinetic Analyzer for Routine Solid Surface Analysis: SurPASS™ 3 Eco
Electrokinetic Analyzer: SurPASS
Evaluation Unit: mPDS 5
External measuring cell: DMA HPM
Fraass Breaking Point Tester: BPA 5
Furnace Rheometer Systems: FRS
Grease Working Machine: GWM 5
Gum Content Tester: GUM
Handheld density meter: DMA 35 Basic
Handheld Raman spectrometer: Cora 100
Heavy Duty Refractometer: Abbemat Heavy Duty
Herschel Emulsifier: DH 5
High Pressure Digestion: HPA-S
High Temperature Tribometer: THT
High Temperature Ultra Nanoindentation (UNHT³ HTV)
High-Pressure Chamber: HPC 900
High-Temperature Oven Chamber: HTK 1200N
High-Temperature Strip Heater Chambers: HTK 16N | HTK 2000N
Inline Oxygen sensor: Oxy 510
Inline Refractometer: L-Rix
Inline viscometer: L-Vis 510 and L-Vis 520 Ex
Kinematic viscometer: SVM 2001
Kinematic viscometer: SVM 3001
Kinematic viscometer: SVM 4001
Low-Temperature Chamber: TTK 600
MCP 100 Modular Circular Polarimeter
MCP 150 Modular Compact Polarimeter
Micro Combi Tester: MCT³
Micro Scratch Tester: MST³
Microindentation Tester: MHT³
Microwave Digestion Rotor: 16HF100
Microwave Digestion Rotor: 16MF100
Microwave digestion system: Multiwave GO Plus
Microwave extraction rotor: 16SOLV HF100
Microwave extraction rotor: 16SOLV MF100
Microwave reactor for microwave-assisted extractions: Monowave 450
Microwave Synthesis in the Kilolab: Masterwave BTR
Microwave Synthesis: Monowave 400/200
Microwave-assisted Drying Rotor: 1DRY
Millikelvin Thermometers: MKT
Modular Compact Rheometer: MCR 72/92
Modular Compact Rheometer: MCR 102/302/502
Motorized alignment for XRD: z-alignment stage
Multiwavelengths Refractometer: Abbemat MW
Nano scratch tester: NST³
Nanoindentation tester: NHT³
Online CO₂ sensor: Carbo 510 Smart
Online CO₂ sensor: Carbo 520 Optical
Oxidation Stability Tester: OBA 1
Particle Size Analyzer: Litesizer 100
Particle Size Analyzer: Litesizer 500
Pensky-Martens flash point tester: PMA 5
Pensky-Martens flash point tester: PMA 500
pH value measuring module: pH ME
Pin-on-disk tribometer: TRB³
Portable density meter: DMA 35
Reactor Chamber: XRK 900
Revetest® Scratch Tester: RST³
Rolling-ball viscometer: Lovis 2000 M/ME
Sample changer: Xsample 530
SAXS/WAXS/GISAXS/RheoSAXS laboratory beamline: SAXSpoint 5.0
Softening Point Tester: RKA 5
Software for particle analysis: Kalliope™
Starch Pasting Measurement for MCR: Starch Cell
Sugar Analysing System: Sucrolyser
SWAXS Diffractometer: SAXSpace
Teaching Model: Polarimeter
Tensile Stage: TS 600
Thermo-optical Oscillating Refraction Characterizer: TORC 5000
Ultra nanoindentation tester: UNHT³
Vacuum Tribometer: VTHT / VTRB
Anton Paar Applications
Refractive Index Measurement of Heavy Water
Deuterium oxide, also known as heavy water, is used as a moderator in nuclear power plants to maintain the nuclear chain reaction. The purity and concentration of heavy water can be analyzed with refractive index measurement.
Improve Digestion Quality and Save Money – Microwave Digestion rules out Open Digestion
Reliable elemental analysis results need robust sample preparation to destroy sample matrices or to separate matrix from analytes. The sample preparation step is by far the most error-prone and critical step of the analytical procedure.
Mesoporous thin films - Investigating the structure of multi-layered films by GISAXS
Single- and double-layered mesoporous thin films have been analyzed by GISAXS for their structural properties using the SAXSpoint system.
High temperature tribological behavior of advanced hard coatings for cutting tools
High temperature tribological behavior of advanced hard coatings for cutting tools
The influence of Surface Roughness on Instrumented Indentation Testing (IIT)
Mechanical properties of ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCD) films with an influence of the nucleation density on the structure
Nanoindentation approach to mechanical testing of extremely soft materials
Nanotribological properties of Diamond like carbon thin flexible films on ACM rubber
Milk: Know the particles, know the quality
The size of the fat particles in milk can vary, which strongly affects milk quality. Characterizing milk-based particles is fast and accurate with the Litesizer™ 500.
Gold nanoparticles: Size matters, and so does stability
Gold nanoparticles are now used in many fields, from medicine to electronics, but each application has specific particle-size and stability requirements. Gold nanoparticles can be easily monitored with the Litesizer™ 500.
Applications of nanoindentation in biology and medicine
Nanoindentation for biological materials
Intrinsic bone tissue quality is altered in osteo-porosis and selectively influenced by its treatments
Nanoindentation for bone and mineral materials
Identifying three different particle sizes in one sample with DLS
Particle suspensions often contain more than one size of particle. However, many particle analyzers cannot resolve particle mixtures, instead they detect an average of all sizes. The Litesizer™ 500 can detect three sizes in one sample.
Nanoparticles for Ceramics: Size, Stability & pH
In nanoparticle suspensions that will be used in ceramics, particle size and stability are of vital importance. Suspension stability is essential to ensure that the particles to stay in suspension, and maintain constant particle size.
Temperature-dependent GISAXS studies on thin films
The temperature-induced decomposition of a thin film structure has been studied using the SAXSpoint system with the new temperature-controlled GISAXS stage.
An insight into the Structure of Copolymer Surfactants
The structure of inhomogeneous (core-shell) nanoparticles was studied with the SAXSpoint system. The internal structure of Pluronic P123 micelles in water was determined by calculating the radial electron density profile.
Collagen - A Validation Sample for SAXS Systems
The performance of the SAXSpoint 2.0 system is evaluated by measurements of tendon collagen. SAXSpoint 2.0 produces data with excellent resolution in the entire angular range and delivers true 2D SWAXS images.
Detection of Native Oxide on Silicon Nitride Wafers
The zeta potential is a very sensitive parameter to detect traces of impurities on solid surfaces and their removal during surface cleaning.
Understanding Filter Efficiency - Virus Removal in Depth Filtration
Zeta potential, as the indicator for surface charge, helps to predict and to tune the efficiency of filter materials.
Effect of Bleaching on the Streaming Potential of Human Hair
The streaming potential method reveals the changes of the hair surface upon hair treatment processes and supports the optimization of cosmetic products.
Monitoring the Washing Efficiency of Stained Cotton Fabrics
The zeta potential serves as an indicator for stain removal of differently soiled textile fabrics and thus helps to optimize detergent formulations.
Optimization of Sizing Systems for Glass Fiber Finishing
The zeta potential is very sensitive to changes in the surface chemistry of glass fibers after modification with different sizing systems.
Surface Modification of Kapton® Films
The zeta potential is a valuable parameter to follow polymer surface modifications and to tailor-make biocompatible devices for medical applications.
Enhancement of Membrane Separation Performance
The zeta potential is sensitive to small changes in the surface chemistry and thus suitable for monitoring membrane performance.
Inner Surface Treatment of Haemodialysis Membranes
The zeta potential measurement assists in the improvement of the biocompatibility of haemodialysis membranes.
The Zeta Potential of Track-Etched PVDF Membranes
The zeta potential gives comprehensive information about the charging behaviour of inner and outer membrane surfaces.
Monitoring of Membrane Fouling with Zeta Potential
Zeta potential measurements elucidate the fouling behavior of membranes and contribute to the optimization of membrane performance.
Self-Disinfectant Surfaces - Correlation between Antimicrobial Activity and Zeta Potential
Zeta potential analysis enables the detection of functional groups introduced by additives in polymer compounds.
Tuning of Solid Surface Properties by Self-Assembled Monolayers
The zeta potential measurement assists in tailoring the properties of technical and biomedical surfaces using self-assembled monolayers.
SAXSpoint with MetalJet Source
SAXSpoint now integrates the high-brightness MetalJet X-ray source enabling ultra-fast SAXS measurements in the laboratory.
Fast SAXS studies of sensitive biological samples
Small-angle X-ray scattering (SAXS) measurements of low-concentrated and radiation-sensitive biological samples using line collimation ensure short measurement time and allow to analyze the low-resolution 3D structure with excellent data quality.
Correlating Viscosity and Particle Size Parameters determined by Small Angle X-Ray Scattering Studies of concentrated MAb Solutions
Monoclonal antibodies (MAb) solutions are a major class of biopharmaceuticals with various applications. However, challenges like a high viscosity at the required MAb concentrations need to be addressed at an early development stage.
In-situ GISAXS heating experiments on self-assembled Gold nanoparticles
Thermal morphology changes of self-assembled Gold nanoparticles have been studied using the SAXSpoint system with the temperature controlled GISAXS stage.
Studying the Effect of Tear Fluid on Contact Lenses
The zeta potential indicates changes in the surface chemistry of contact lenses upon wearing and is thus suited to study biocompatible surface coatings.
Targeting Alzheimer’s disease - studying the fibril structure of the Amyloid beta protein on a laboratory system
The fibril structure of Amyloid beta has been studied with the SAXSpoint 2.0 system.
Size and shape of gold nanoparticles in toluene via SAXS
A solution of colloidal gold nanoparticles was characterized for size and shape by the SAXSpace system.
Evaluating GISAXS data with SAXSanalysis using the BornAgain export
A detailed GISAXS structure analysis of a monolayer of gold nanoparticles with SAXSanalysis and BornAgain.
Characterization of a porous membrane by AFM and GISAXS
A polymer membrane with a pore structure perpendicular to a substrate has been characterized by the Tosca™ 400 and the SAXSpoint 2.0 system.
Quantum dots - Size determination by SAXS
A dispersion of nanosized CdSe quantum dots was analyzed with the SAXSpace system. The particle size, which is a very crucial parameter for the properties of quantum dots, was determined within a very short time.
Protein Mass Determination using Small Angle X-Ray Scattering
The molecular weight of Glucose Isomerase was determined with the SAXSpace small-angle X-ray scattering system. The results are in good agreement with theoretically calculated values from X-ray crystallography data.
Protein Shape Determination by Small Angle X-Ray Scattering
The 3-dimensional shape of Glucose Isomerase in solution was studied with the SAXSpace system. The solution structure of this protein was compared with the crystal structure obtained by X-ray crystallography.
Studying the Internal Structure of Carbon Nanotubes with SAXS
A polymer/multi-walled carbon nanotubes composite was measured with the SAXSpace system. The internal structure of the nanotubes was determined by calculating the electron density profile of the nanotube’s cross-section.
Structural Characterization of a Mesoporous Material
A mesoporous material was studied with the SAXSpace system. Important structural parameters like pore size, degree of polydispersity, total volume fraction of the pores and arrangement of the pores were obtained.
Size and Size Distribution of Gold Nanoparticles by SAXS
Gold nanoparticle dispersions were measured with the SAXSpace system. SAXS proved to be a well-suited method for determining the size distribution of a binary mixture of two dispersions with very similar particle size.
An Insight into the Structure of Surfactants
The structure of inhomogeneous (core-shell) nanoparticles was studied with the SAXSpace system. The internal structure of Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate micelles in water was determined by calculating the radial electron density profile.
Studying the Internal Structure of Lamellar Systems
The SAXSpace system was used to characterize nano-structured lamellae present in a surfactant sample. The internal structure (core-shell) of the lamellae could be precisely determined.
Structure Determination of Interacting Sample Systems
Evaluation of interacting (charged or concentrated) particles requires the knowledge of “form and structure factor”. The unique GIFT software allows to study samples in their original state and to determine the nanostructure of the particles.
Coir fibers - SWAXS studies of structural changes induced by tensile stress
Microfibril angle in coir fibers during tensile straining was studied using the SAXSpace system operated in point collimation mode in combination with the integrated TS 600 tensile stage.
Fast Structure Analysis of Pharmaceutical Excipients by SWAXS for Product Quality Control
The nanostructure of pharmaceutical excipients used as taste masking agents was rapidly determined for quick quality control with the SAXSpace system.
Quality control of pharmaceutical excipients during storage and processing
The structure of pharmaceutical excipients as a function of storage time and temperature was analyzed by small- and wide-angle X-ray scattering using the SAXSpace system.
Small Angle X-Ray Scattering with Microcrystalline Materials
SAXS is routinely used for the characterization of liquid crystalline phases. If the crystalline domains are large and the sample is very viscous the scattering is not averaged over all orientations. The RotorCell enables measuring such samples.