Measurement of Low Concentration of Nanosized Objects Suspended in a Liquid Medium

D. Merkulovs 1 , O. Vilitis 2 , and V. Kozlovs 3
  • 1 Institute of Physical Energetics, , LV-1006, Riga, Latvia
  • 2 Institute of Solid State Physics, University of Latvia, LV-2130, Riga, Latvia
  • 3 Institute of Microbiology and Virology, Riga Stradins University, Science Hub “Kleisti”, LV-1067, Riga, Latvia

Abstract

The new optical scheme of refractometer with temperature stabilisation 10−2 °C is developed, which allows measuring a refractive index of the sample with accuracy not worse than 10−5; dependence of refraction index on concentration of SiO2 nanoparticles in liquid suspension is obtained within the framework of the research.

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