Application of the Shifrin Inversion to the Malvern Particle Sizer

  • L. P. Bayvel
  • J. C. Knight
  • G. N. Robertson


The Malvern Particle Sizer was developed by J. Swithenbank et al.1 in 1977, and has been extensively used since then for measuring the size distribution of solid particles and droplets. The reproducibility of results obtained with the instrument is very good2. For many industrial users, deviations of particle size measurements from nominal values is of more importance than absolute results.


Particle Size Distribution Scattered Light Intensity Particle Characterisation Particle Size Distribution Function Fraunhofer Diffraction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. P. Bayvel
    • 1
  • J. C. Knight
    • 1
  • G. N. Robertson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of Cape TownRondeboschSouth Africa

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