nephelometer


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nephelometer

[‚nef·ə′läm·əd·ər]
(optics)
A type of instrument that measures, at more than one angle, the scattering function of particles suspended in a medium; information obtained may be used to determine the size of the suspended particles and the visual range through the medium.
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and Coauthors, 2006: Comparison between lidar and nephelometer measurements of aerosol hygroscopicity at the Southern Great Plains Atmospheric Radiation Measurement site.
8] cells/mL, equivalent to Nephelometer standard no.
Nephelometers are portable, cost less than reference method monitors, and can easily be deployed indoors.
I have found through hard experience that the eye is not as good as a nephelometer.
At several of the other 12 nephelometer locations, much smaller peaks were apparent in PM[sub.
C-reactive protein, serum amyloid A, [kappa] and [lambda] chain concentrations and serum IgG, IgM levels were measured by nephelometry (with Dade Behring BNII Nephelometer Analyzer and commercially available kits by Dade Behring, Germany).
Laboratory investigation included erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) (using the standard Westergren method), serum C-reactive protein (CRP) (using the nephelometer assay), total blood count and rheumatoid factor measurements.
C-reactive protein concentration was quantified using a nephelometer (BNII, Dade Behring/Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Marburg, Germany).
This is conducted via IR radiation using a nephelometer, the wavelength being [lambda] = 860 nm, whilst the angle of 90[degrees] for dispersion corresponds to CSN EN ISO 7027.
Quantification of IgE and cytokines in serum: Serum concentrations of IgE, cytokines such as IL-4, IL-10 and complement proteins such as C3c and C4 were quantified by nephelometric analysis using Nephelometer (BN ProSpec, Dade Behring, Marburg, Germany).
Another valuable technique is to monitor the dust and fume levels in real time by using a nephelometer or light scattering device.
The SidePak was calibrated against a SHS-calibrated nephelometer, which had been previously calibrated and used in similar studies.