CNSI – Dynamic Light Scattering Workshop

Join Wyatt Technology and the NPC Laboratory at the California NanoSystems Institute for this exciting workshop

February 12th, 2024 | Dynamic Light Scattering Workshop

Join us Monday, February 12, 1-4 PM

The California Nanosystems Institute at UCLA and Wyatt Technology are pleased to co-host a free, one day dynamic light scattering workshop on February 12, 2024. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about new advances in DLS theory, applications, and extended characterization. There will also be a question and answer period, lab hardware/software overview and experimental design.


1:00 PM Wyatt Presentation: DLS Theory, Applications, and Extended Characterization
2:00 PM Q&A and Break
2:30 PM Lab: Hardware/Software Overview and Experimental Design


CNSI 5th Floor Presentation Room

Event Overview:

Dynamic light scattering (DLS) is a light scattering measurement that measures the diffusion behavior of nanoparticles and macromolecules and is a valuable rapid screening tool for size, aggregation, and interaction parameters. This event will review the theory behind DLS and how to apply the theory practically to nanoparticle analysis.

Key Learning Objectives:

  • How size, size distributions, and polydispersity are measured with DLS.
  • How fitting and binning impacts DLS results and appropriate model selection.
  • How to extend DLS to measure interaction parameters, thermal stability, and viscosity.
  • Best practices for conducting DLS experiments with nanoparticles.
  • DYNAMICS software tips and tricks.

Presenter name and title: Parker Lee Ph.D., Field Application Chemist II

Bio:  Parker Lee has over 12 years of academic and industry research experience joined Wyatt Technology in 2022.  He is responsible for working with customers to ensure that they can utilize Wyatt’s light scattering instrumentation most effectively to improve and accelerate their research.  He earned his Ph.D. in Macromolecular Science and Engineering from Case Western University. He lives in San Diego with his wife, son, two dogs, a cat, and a tortoise.

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