Research Area

Surface Technology

Mastersizer 2000

Examples of use:

  • Particle size and particle size distribution in the range of 0.02 µm to 2000 µm for
    • Solids
    • Powder and
    • Dispersed materials

Device configuration:

  • Size range: materials in the range of 0.02 µm to 2000 µm
  • Measurement principle: Mie scattering
  • Detection systems:
    • Red light: forward scattering, side scattering, back scattering
    • Green blue light: wide angle forward and back scattering
  • Light sources: 
    • Red light: helium-neon laser
    • Green light: solid-state light source
  • Optical alignement system: automatic rapid align system with dark field optical reticle
  • Sample dispersion unit interchange: sample dispersion units automatically recognized, configured and enabled on isertion of measurement cell cassettes into sizer
  • Laser system:
    • Mastersizer 2000: Class 1 laser product
    • Autosampler 2000: Class 2 laser product

Overview of the Devices


Malvern Instruments Ltd.


Mastersizer 2000

Dr. Sebastian Spange

Head of Department
Surface Technology

phone: +49 3641 282551