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Table 1 Agglomerate carbon nanoparticle counts, median area, and maximum area

From: A comparison of dispersing media for various engineered carbon nanoparticles

Veh: FCS median area (μm2) max area (μm2)
Crude Fullerenes .003 .878
C60CS (SES) .003 .157
C60CS (BUSA) .003 .076
SWNT (SES) .003 .333
SWNT (CNI) .006 5.915
MWNT (SES) .005 2.851
MWNT (NanoLab) .058 1.462
Veh: 7.5% BSA median area (μm 2 ) max area (μm 2 )
Crude Fullerenes .004 .478
C60CS (SES) .024 2.813
C60CS (BUSA) .001 .034
SWNT (SES) .003 .378
SWNT (CNI) .005 .181
MWNT (SES) .002 .127
MWNT (NanoLab) .004 2.344
Veh: RPMI + FCS median area (μm 2 ) max area (μm 2 )
Crude Fullerenes .004 2.45
C60CS (SES) .004 .842
C60CS (BUSA) .003 .208
SWNT (SES) .002 .434
SWNT (CNI) .005 16.689
MWNT (SES) .002 .093
MWNT (NanoLab) .014 3.825
Veh: FCS (delipid) median area (μm 2 ) max area (μm 2 )
Crude Fullerenes .004 2.739
C60CS (SES) .127 14.031
C60CS (BUSA) .004 .328
SWNT (SES) .003 .133
SWNT (CNI) .006 .704
MWNT (SES) .002 .105
MWNT (NanoLab) .003 .826
Veh: 1% Tween 80 median area (μm 2 ) max area (μm 2 )
Crude Fullerenes .003 .995
C60CS (SES) .002 2.379
C60CS (BUSA) .003 .068
SWNT (SES) Lg. agglomerates Lg. agglomerates
SWNT (CNI) Lg. agglomerates Lg. agglomerates
MWNT (SES) .002 .869
MWNT (NanoLab) Lg. agglomerates Lg. agglomerates
Veh: PBS median area (μm 2 ) max area (μm 2 )
Crude Fullerenes .005 1.567
C60CS (SES) .003 .615
C60CS (BUSA) .003 .096
SWNT (SES) Lg. agglomerates Lg. agglomerates
SWNT (CNI) Lg. agglomerates Lg. agglomerates
MWNT (SES) Lg. agglomerates Lg. agglomerates
MWNT (NanoLab) Lg. agglomerates Lg. agglomerates
Veh: DMSO median area (μm 2 ) max area (μm 2 )
Crude Fullerenes .003 .849
C60CS (SES) .008 12.333
C60CS (BUSA) .005 3.90
SWNT (SES) Lg. agglomerates Lg. agglomerates
SWNT (CNI) Lg. agglomerates Lg. agglomerates
MWNT (SES) Lg. agglomerates Lg. agglomerates
MWNT (NanoLab) Lg. agglomerates Lg. agglomerates