Victor Weiss (re.) mit Samuele Zoratto (c) TU Wien

Virus-like particles are very important in medicine and are used for vaccinations, amongst other things. Yet it is technically very difficult to accurately characterize and identify them. Victor Weiss, from the Institute of Chemical Technologies and Analytics at the Vienna University of Technology, accepted the challenge. The assistant professor adapted the gas-phase electrophoresis system at the Vienna University of Technology and discovered a remarkably precise correlation between diameter and mass.

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