microbalance


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microbalance

[¦mī·krō′bal·əns]
(engineering)
A small, light type of analytical balance that can weigh loads of up to 0.1 gram to the nearest microgram.
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The XP56 microbalance by METTLER TOLEDO solves this problem with unique technical features: A weighing capacity of up to 52 g with a readability of 1 microgram.
A quartz-crystal microbalance study confirmed that both 16PC and atrazine bound SF-1, whereas the solvent and negative control p-nitrotoluene did not (Figure 6D).
5] data were collected at three fixed sites within the Seattle area by the local air agency with tapered element oscillating microbalances (TEOMs; Rupprecht and Patashnick Co.
2] sized films were cut and dried at 120[degrees]C for 2 h and weighed by the Perkin-Elmer microbalance (Model AD-4) with accuracy up to 1 [micro]g.
The artificial receptors were created specifically by polymerization of several monomers in the presence of the epitope site of NS1 on the quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) chip.
10] measurements were the tapered element oscillating microbalance (series 1400a ambient particulate monitor; Rupprecht & Patashnick, East Greenbush, NY, USA).
Its product line includes a broad range of quartz crystal microbalance monitors, controllers and accessories sold worldwide through a network of sales representatives to OEMs and distributors with a strong private label business.
Contract notice: Automatic delivery system to measure the interaction between cells and macromolecules by a quartz microbalance.
These disadvantages are overcome by a gravimetric method that uses a microbalance [4].
This technology builds on the fundamental basics of the quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) [1] with several key additional features that are detailed in the Materials and Methods and Results and Discussion sections.