Nanoparticles and nanomaterials analysis

In view of the new properties of materials at the nanometric scale, the use of nanomaterials has grown considerably in numerous areas: health, cosmetic, environment, materials.

The physico-chemical characterization of this kind of material involves the determination of various parameters consistent with the regulatory requirements.

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  • Multi-dimensional physic-chemical characterization of nanometric materials : granulometry (size, size distribution), shape, aggregation state, chemical composition, stability
  • Development of compounds and/or samples specific analytical methods
  • Development of a physico-chemical characterization method of metallic nanoparticles in cosmetic products
  • Characterization of environmental colloids in soils lixiviates
  • Bibliographic studies

Examples of works accomplished

  • Analysis of metallic nanoparticles in sunscreen, cosmetic emulsions and food products
  • Characterization of nanomaterials in waste waters
  • Evaluation of the conformity and of the stability of carbon nanotubes and of metallic nanoparticles

  • Study of the interactions of environmental colloids with metallic contaminants
  • Characterization of polymers and bioparticles
  • Physico-chemical characterization of nanomedicines

Analytical devices


Routine analytical device for the determination of size, size distribution and polydispersity of nanomaterials


System for size separation coupled to two granulometric and elemental detectors allowing the determination of the main physic-chemical characteristics of nanomaterials with a high selectivity and sensitivity


Analytical technique allowing a rapid access to the size, the size distribution and the chemical composition with an excellent sensitivity