Molecular and colloid chemical characterization

Static light scattering (static LS)


  • Polymers: synthetic and natural polymers in diluted or concentrated solutions



  • Equipment: multi-angle light scatterer from Wyatt, model DAWN EOS and DAWN HELEOS
  • Control: computer controlled
  • Laser wavelength: 684 und 658 nm



  • Determination on molecular data of synthetic and natural polymers in dilute solutions
  • Weight average of molar mass MW
  • Numerical average of the radius of gyration RG
  • Investigation of the behavior of synthetic and natural polymers in concentrated solutions
  • Structural investigations of polymers
  • Determination of relationships between structure and properties
  • Investigation of association and aggregation processes