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ParticleSizer (Fiji)
Author Thorsten Wagner
Maintainer Thorsten Wagner
File ParticleSizer_.jar [1]
Source Github [2]
Latest version v1.0.0(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:
    1. Download the Rserver package:
    2. Download the MASS package:
    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

How to cite

You can use Zenodo to cite the lastest release of the ParticleSizer:

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