Difference between revisions of "ParticleSizer"

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| filename              = ParticleSizer_.jar [https://github.com/thorstenwagner/ij-particlesizer/releases/latest [1]]
| filename              = ParticleSizer_.jar [https://github.com/thorstenwagner/ij-particlesizer/releases/latest [1]]
| source                = Github [https://github.com/thorstenwagner/ij-particlesizer [2]]
| source                = Github [https://github.com/thorstenwagner/ij-particlesizer [2]]
| latest version        = v1.0.0(27. Jun 2016)
| latest version        = v1.0.1 (27. Jun 2016)
| status                = active  
| status                = active  

Revision as of 09:30, 27 June 2016

ParticleSizer (Fiji)
Author Thorsten Wagner
Maintainer Thorsten Wagner
File ParticleSizer_.jar [1]
Source Github [2]
Latest version v1.0.1 (27. Jun 2016)
Development status active


The ParticleSizer script was developed to automatically measures the distributions of the characteristic size and shape properties of a nanomaterial. In the scope of implementing the European Commission definition of a nanomaterial, the minimal external dimension of the primary particles of a particulate material is assessed as the minimal feret diameter from electron microscopy images. Other size and shape parameters are measured simultaneously.


The ParticleSizer script combines a number of different plugins. The most easy way is to follow Biomedgroup & ParticleSizer update site.

It is recommended to install R to get better plots. When this point is skipped, a stripped-down plot will be shown:

  1. Download the latest R: https://cran.uni-muenster.de/
    1. Download the Rserver package: https://rforge.net/bin/windows/contrib/3.0/Rserve_1.8-0.zip
    2. Download the MASS package: https://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/contrib/3.2/MASS_7.3-45.zip
    3. Start R and select the packages downloaded in 5.2 and 5.3 via "Start Packages -> Install packages from local zip files"



Gold 8 nm, Settings: Default

Gold nooverlay.png Gold overlay.png Hist gold normal.png

Gold 8 nm, Settings: +Ellipse fitting mode

Gold nooverlay.png Gold overlay ellipsefitting.png Gold overlay ellipsefitting size.png

Gold 10 nm, Settings: +Min. OTB difference=30

10nm gold nooverlay.png 10nm gold overlay.png 10nm gold overlay size.png

How to cite

You can use Zenodo to cite the lastest release of the ParticleSizer: https://zenodo.org/badge/latestdoi/18649/thorstenwagner/ij-particlesizer

As example: Thorsten Wagner. (2016). ij-particlesizer: ParticleSizer 1.0.0. Zenodo. 10.5281/zenodo.56427